Beautiful Peacock – The National Bird of India

The magestic bird Peacock, Pavo cristatus is the national bird of India. It’s a symbol of beauty, joy, grace and love. This colourful bird has a fan-shaped crest on its head, a white patch under its eye and a long-slender neck. The male of species is more beautiful with a gleaming blue breast and an iridescent blue-green coloured plumage. The train feathers have a series of eyes and are best seen when the elongated tail is fanned. Whereas the female, Peahen or Peafowl has a mixture of dull green, brown and grey in her plumage.

Peacocks are found large in number in India. They live in forest lands near water and are also domesticated in some villages.

While Hindus believe that the Peacock is the vehicle of Lord Kumara Swamy, brother of Lord Ganesha, its figure is also painted in many Islamic religious buildings as according to them, Tawsi Melak, the “Peacock Angel” and the “Peacock King” is the most import diety of Yezidis, and in Christianity, the Peacock is known as the symbol of ‘Resurrection’.

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Indian Blue Peacock

Indian Blue Peacock

Indian Blue Peacock

Indian Blue Peacock

Indian Blue Peacock

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Akhil Sharma said,

July 19, 2008 @ 9:06 pm

Wow! Dazzling

Exelent good..... said,

August 12, 2008 @ 8:10 am

Exelent good…..

ritz said,

August 18, 2008 @ 1:26 pm

Nice

Anima said,

September 3, 2008 @ 3:04 am

Really superb :)

kavitha said,

September 5, 2008 @ 3:55 am

it’s amazing

shailja said,

September 11, 2008 @ 9:49 pm

Amazing, no words

rakesh said,

September 20, 2008 @ 8:53 am

its d best

Kiki Shawnte' said,

October 16, 2008 @ 8:42 pm

these images are really the most amazing i have seen.

mike said,

November 12, 2008 @ 5:44 pm

fucking ugly

DR H K PATEL said,

November 20, 2008 @ 6:01 am

i want a vedio clipping of meating of male and female peacock

rakhi said,

December 5, 2008 @ 11:04 am

indians are very lucky because peacock is our national bird

Akshatha said,

December 21, 2008 @ 8:32 am

Its very nice……

srieekartheek said,

January 1, 2009 @ 9:49 am

our national bird is very beauty

Praveer said,

January 25, 2009 @ 8:01 am

Ultimate..

Devika said,

January 31, 2009 @ 3:55 am

the beautiful peacok i have ever seen!!

D.K. Chaturvedi said,

April 21, 2009 @ 1:37 am

Excellent pghotographs of peacocks. It is proud for us to have peakcock as national bird.

jeffi said,

July 7, 2009 @ 7:45 am

such a beautiful picture!!!!!!!!! i like it!!! wow!!!! this is a good picture!!!!!!!

megala said,

July 12, 2009 @ 12:00 am

rain lover peacock is very cute and fantastic

Chhavi said,

July 15, 2009 @ 9:54 pm

ya you are right that the peacock is the vehicle of Lord Kumara Swamy

Vijaya Gowri said,

July 25, 2009 @ 12:19 am

Wow………..Beautiful pics..PROUD TO BE AN INDIAN

Shreedhar said,

August 9, 2009 @ 1:23 pm

Alphanso Mango is king of fruits.
Peacock is king of beautiful birds.
Our nation should have at least 1000
peacocks per taluka.,since it is our
national bird.

kashaf kool said,

September 2, 2009 @ 8:04 am

AUSSOME FEATHERS………….
so sweet

Rajavelu said,

November 15, 2009 @ 1:06 am

Photography is very Good.

Rajaswaminathan said,

October 14, 2012 @ 12:40 am

Excellent photography and thanks for sharing. Peacock is always “KING” of beauty. Proud to say “Peacock is our National Bird”.

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