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Peafowl, Green
Bird Info
Bird Info
Conservation status
Scientific Name:
Pavo muticus
Asia, Bangladesh, Cambodia, China, Global, India, IndoChina, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, PakistanIndiaBanghladesh, Thailand, Vietnam Read more
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Although rare compared with historic numbers, improved survey methodology and increased effort has led to an increase in the reporting rate and thus the population estimate has been revised upwards to 10,000-19,999 mature individuals, to reflect this improved knowledge. This equates to 15,000-29,999 ...
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The Java Peafowl, Pavo muticus (from Latin Pavo, peafowl; muticus, Mute, docked or curtailed)[ 1] is a large Galliform bird that is found in the tropical forests of Southeast Asia. It is also known as the Green Peafowl, but this term should only be used to describe the nominate subspecies which is endemic to the island of Java. It is the closest relative of the Indian Peafowl or Blue Peafowl (Pavo cristatus), which is mostly found on the Indian subcontinent. ...
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