White Peafowl (Pavo cristatus)
Scientific classification:
Kingdom : Animalia
Phylum : Chordata
Class : Aves
Order : Galliformes
Family : Phasianidae
Genus : Pavo
Species : cristatus
Scientific name: Pavo cristatus
Important Facts:
Length 92 – 122 cm (Without train)
Weight 3 – 6 kg
Life Span 15 – 20 years
Sexual maturity 2 - 3 years
Incubation period 28 - 30 days
Clutch size 4 eggs
Grasslands, scrub and deciduous forests, but also on cultivated land and near villages.
Native to India, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Nepal, Pakistan, Sri Lanka.
Omnivorous and eat plant parts, flower petals, seed heads, insects and other arthropods, reptiles, and amphibians.
(per head)
Keema besan – 500 gm.
G. v. leaves - 50 gm.
Mixed dana - 100 gm.
Bread - 100 gm.
Bread - 25 gm.
Garlic - 5 gm.