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The Green Peacock (pavo muticus) is a closely related bird to the Indian Peacock.

Green peacock

male

Description Edit

The male is similar to the Indian Peacock, but has longer legs,

Green peacock and peahen

male (right) and female (left)

solid black and creamy wings, scaled green neck feathers, yellow face and upright tight crest. The female is similar, but has a much shorter tail with no ocelli.

Behavior Edit

It lives in small flocks; it can fly, but prefers to escape by running when attacked. It feeds on insects, fruit, snakes and other reptiles, fruit and vegetables. During the courtship the male opens its fan-shaped tail to attract females.

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