It has a fan-shaped crest of colorful feathers, a white patch under the eye and a long, slender neck. It is the national bird of India. It is a found in many parts of India. The peacock is male and the female peacock is called a peahen. The peacock eats fruits, seeds, grains, worms and other harmful insects and therefore is a good friend of farmers. It is a great enemy of snakes. Wherever it sees them, it kills them. Peacocks live in flocks in their in their wild state.
One flock nearly consists of two or three hundred. They can run very swiftly. They can fly but not to great distances. In the rainy season the peacocks feels very happy. It then spreads its feather like a fan and begins to dance. Peacock dance is a popular dance. A peacock dance done in a group is a fascinating sight. The sound of peacock is very shrill. Peacock’s feathers are used to make purses, Jackets and many beautiful things. However, hunting of peacocks is banned in India. It is fully protected under the
Indian Wildlife (Protection) Act, 1972. Peacock’s voice is not very sweet. It has a long shining, dark, blue neck. It can fly only over very short distances. Its feathers are used to make purses, Jackets and many beautiful things A peacock is a great friend of farmers. So it is mostly found in fields. It eats up harmful insects. Thus it protects crops and plants. The peacock is the most beautiful bird among all birds. A peacock dance done in a group is a fascinating sight. Dance Music and Peacock By sandbank