Indian Blue Peafowl are commonly found in the wild in the Indian Sub-Continent, Sri Lanka and South East Asia. The Indian Blue Peafowl has adapted to live in cultivated regions, usually around water. Alexander the Great introduced Indian Blue Peafowl into Europe.
The Indian Blue Peacock has iridescent blue necks and long tails which grow from around February to August, when they moult each year. The male has iridescent green tail with the classic blue eyes within the tail. The Indian Blue Peahen is brown in color with metallic green around the neck. The Indian Blue Peahen has darker plain brown colored feathers on her body, mottled with white underneath.
In captivity peafowl can live for over 20 years old,
Key: 1 = low, 5 = high
- Class: Pure
- Purpose: Table