- Scientific name: Pavo cristata
Species: P. cristata
- Peafowl have been kept in captivity for many centuries.
- It is the national bird of India.
- Males are called "peacock," females are called "peahen," and the young are called "peachicks"
- They live 15 to 20 years.
- Peafowl eat grains, insects, small reptiles and small mammals.
- Peafowl weigh 2 to 13 pounds.