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peafowl

members of the genus Pavo of which there are a number of species including the common and the Javan. With the argus pheasant they represent the largest, most dramatically colored and longest tailed birds of the pheasant family Phasianidae. The peacock is a popular zoological specimen but has a typically raucous voice and is frequently muted surgically.
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A part from their natural habitat, the peafowl are captive-reared in zoos, gardens, bungalows, villas and farmhouses, where they are provided conditions artificially that match their natural habitat.
Increase in human population, habitat destruction and degradation due to human settlements, industrialization, food scarcity, hunting and trapping have caused decline in population of Indian Peafowl (Pavo cristatus) in its natural habitats (Anwar et.
Making a trap out of batting cage netting, Bart Donovan caught twenty-one peafowl and relocated them out of state in the last month.
For all their beauty, peafowl make for terrible neighbors, residents say.
Further he said that few NGOs have attempted to get funding on the basis of press clippings and have planned un-scientific activities and interventions in the name of peafowl conservation.
The word Peafowl refers to any species of birds in genus Pavo and may refers to the AfroPavo of the pleasant family, Phasianidae.
Among those who attended were people familiar with what it takes to raise peafowl and how to humanely trap them, she said.
The peacock will display his train during the peafowl breeding season with the sole purpose of attracting a partner.
Peafowl wander around the wooden train in the courtyard, and there's a Santa sleigh for capturing those all-important Christmas memories.
2010: Monitoring of ungulate, primate and peafowl populations using line transect surveys in Seima Protection Forest, Cambodia 2005-2010.
The landscape supports many large and wide-ranging species, especially the large mammals and birds that are characteristic of the dry forests of Indochina, such as the Asian elephant, tiger, banteng, Eld's deer, gaur, wild water buffalo, dhole and several large birds such as Sarus crane, giant ibis, lesser adjutant, green peafowl, long-billed vulture, white-rumped vulture, and white- shouldered ibis.