Peacock Urdu meaning or name is مور. There are different variants of Peacock. The correct and original name for this bird is Peafowl.
Whereas male is called Peacock and female of bird belong to this species are called Peahen. The babies of peafowl are called Peachick.
For now on, we will refer Peacock as Peafowl. According to new study, The long tail peafowls are Handicap.
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Facts about peacock
Peafowls can fly, but not for long distances. These birds are often seen flying from ground toward tree branch.
What they eat? These animals belong to omnivorous birds. Their feed is mainly on insects, reptiles, worms, plants, seeds. Domestic Peafowls are moreover feed with bread crumbs and items made of wheat.
Breeding & Reproduction
Peacock reach the maturity period at the age of three years. Maturity period is the time, after which the birds are able to perform mating with their partner.
Whereas Peahens reach the maturity period at the age of two year. How does these birds breed? How does their babies look like? Peafowl or informally Peacock reproduction or mating are very selective. The Peahens lay eggs regularly with frequency of one egg per day. They can give them for maximum one month. Peahen develops eggs in the season of summer.
The eggs of Peahen are golden brown in color
The peahen have to sit on the eggs to hatch them. Around 28 days are required per egg to hatch and bring out peachick.
The peachicks are mostly brown, light brown, dull white in color with black dots all around.
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Life – Age
These birds are the longest lived. Their life can reach up to 50 years if they are being taken care with attention. The nominal lifespan of this species of Indian origin bird is around 15 years.
Color shades – Diversity
These animals are found in three distinct color variations. Their color are mostly green, blue and white. These color are in their plumage. See the Images below.
History and evolution
The blue and green colored peafowls are of Indian origin. However, Their is a distinction. The blue color is referred to the neck of this bird. The female peafowl namely peahen have green neck. Whereas Male peafowl, Peacock have blue neck iridescence.