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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.
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