Indian Peafowl - Pavo cristatus
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The Indian Peafowl is native to Indian and Sri Lanka but has been introduced to many other countries in the world. What we call Peacock in the U.S. is the Indian Peafowl. The male is commonly known as a Peacock and has the long tail feathers with the eyes. Peafowl eat ticks, termites, ants, locusts, rodents, plants, flower petals, seed heads, scorpions, etc.