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Peacocks, Pavo Phasianidae,   and peahens are members of the pheasant family though what most people suppose is a plumed peacock really refers to the male bird only. That is to say, male peafowl are peacocks.  Peacocks have the brightest feathers of any birds with very flashy plumage.  The male's bright feathers are meant to attract mates
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Peacocks, Pavo Phasianidae, and peahens are members of the pheasant family though what most people suppose is a plumed peacock really refers to the male bird only. That is to say, male peafowl are peacocks. Peacocks have the brightest feathers of any birds with very flashy plumage. The male's bright feathers are meant to attract mates