Scientific Name: Pavo cristatus

Found In: Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Nepal, Pakistan, and Sri Lanka

Size: Peafowl can grow up to 71 – 91 inches in length and weigh from 6 –13 lbs.

Diet: Herbivore: Leaves, tender stems, fruits, blossoms and roots.

Threat Level: Least Concern – The population is suspected to be stable in the absence of evidence for any declines or substantial threats. The species is considered sacred throughout much of its range and therefore is not persecuted.

Facts: It is also commonly known as the peacock, although peacocks are all male and peahens are female.

Common Peafowl