Peacocks and peahens—these are the birds known as peafowl, members of the pheasant family. Although most people call them all “peacocks,” the word really only refers to the male bird. Just like among chickens, where the male is called a rooster or cock and the female is called a hen, male peafowl are peacocks, femaleContinue reading “Peafowl”
This Peacock’s feathers seem to be looking back at him in a mysterious way. I have a photo of this bird showing all of his feathers but I thought this was a little more interesting. While busy showing off his feathers, he let me get in close. You do not see many Peacocks around andContinue reading “Eyes Have It”
The color of the Peacock looks like the photo is poorly processes but the electric plumage is real. This was a great background for this bird to show his stuff.
A friends farm had a number of Peacocks wandering around. There were so many that I had to be careful not to run over one. This particular character framed himself at the entryway into a barn, sort of framing his plumage for all to see. So I had to stop and take his photo! ThisContinue reading “Peacocks”