Home > Reference > Other

How many kinds of peacocks are there?

There are only two naturally occurring types of peacock the Indian peafowl Pavo cristatus from India, often called Blue peafowl and the Green peafowl Pavo muticus which lives farther east in Burma, Thailand, Indo China, Malaya and Java. The green peafowl has three subspecies: Spicifer in Western Burma, a duller, bluer race; Imperator in Eastern Burma, Thailand and Indo China, much brighter but greener: and muticus in Java, which is still more brilliant.
Similar Questions
Popular Questions
How many peacocks are in the world?
there are 163 I know its not a lot but you should buy one before they become extinct!  wiki.answers.com
How Many Kinds of Poodles Are There?
Standard poodles are the largest type of poodle. Standard poodles are the largest of the poodles and typically, a lower energy dog than other types of poodles. Full-grown Standard poodles measure at least 15 inches tall and weigh between 45 and 70  www.ehow.com
How many feathers are on a peacock?
The male peacock sports about 150 of the long 'eyed' peacock tail feathers with  www.chacha.com

Popular Searches

Partner Sites:  Hotels  |  ServiceMagic  |  Shoebuy  |  Ticketmaster
© 2015 IAC Search & Media