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Mating Dance & Display of Breeding plumage!! id: Indian peafowl male<br />
This male was performing dance as ritual to attract females around by raising his beautiful tail..<br />
Its a huge burden they carry and most of the time because of this burden they cannot escape danger..<br />
Yes they can fly with this but not for a long distance.. <br />
And they look Fabulous when in Flight.. AviFauna,Bird,Birding,Geotagged,India,Indian peafowl,Life,National Park,Pavo cristatus,Tala gate,Tiger reserve,Umaria,Wild,abhitap,bandhavgarh,incredible india,incredibleindia,madhya pradesh,wildlife,zone Click/tap to enlarge Promoted

Mating Dance & Display of Breeding plumage!!

id: Indian peafowl male
This male was performing dance as ritual to attract females around by raising his beautiful tail..
Its a huge burden they carry and most of the time because of this burden they cannot escape danger..
Yes they can fly with this but not for a long distance..
And they look Fabulous when in Flight..

    comments (4)

  1. A classic shot, but it never bores! Posted 5 years ago
    1. Thanks :-) Posted 5 years ago
  2. Pretty stunning! Posted 5 years ago
    1. Thanks :-) Posted 5 years ago

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The Indian peafowl or blue peafowl , a large and brightly coloured bird, is a species of peafowl native to South Asia, but introduced in many other parts of the world.

The male, or peacock, is predominantly blue with a fan-like crest of spatula-tipped wire-like feathers and is best known for the long train made up of elongated upper-tail covert feathers which bear colourful eyespots. These stiff feathers are raised into a fan and quivered in a display during courtship. Despite the length.. more

Similar species: Chicken-like Birds
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Uploaded Jun 25, 2015. Captured May 31, 2015 16:35 in Madhya Pradesh State Highway 11, Tala, Madhya Pradesh 484661, India.
  • NIKON D5200
  • f/7.1
  • 1s
  • ISO1000
  • 220mm