Green Peafowl

Pavo muticus - Paon spicifère

Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Galliformes

  • Family
    :

    Phasianidés

  • Genus
    :

    Pavo

  • Species
    :

    muticus

Descriptor

Linnaeus, 1766

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 100 à 250 cm
  • Wingspan
    : -
  • Weight
    : 100 à 5000 g
Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Paon spicifère
♂ adult
Paon spicifère
♀ adult

Green Peafowl (Pavo muticus) is a species of bird in the Phasianidae family.

Subspecific information 3 subspecies

  • Pavo muticus muticus (w Malaysia, Java)
  • Pavo muticus spicifer (ne India and Bangladesh to w Myanmar)
  • Pavo muticus imperator (e Myanmar to Thailand, Indochina and s China)

Foreign names

  • Paon spicifère,
  • Pavo-real Cuelliverde,
  • Pavão-verde,
  • Ìhrenträgerpfau,
  • zöld páva,
  • Groene Pauw,
  • Pavone verde,
  • Grön påfågel,
  • Smaragdpåfugl,
  • páv chochlatý,
  • páv zelený,
  • Grøn Påfugl,
  • viherriikinkukko,
  • paó verd,
  • paw złoty,
  • Зелёный павлин,
  • Merak hijau,
  • マクジャク,
  • 绿孔雀,
  • นกยูง,
  • 綠孔雀,

Voice song and cries

Paon spicifère
♂ adult

Habitat

Paon spicifère
♂ adult

Forest : Subtropical/Tropical Dry, Subtropical/Tropical Moist Lowland, Subtropical/Tropical Moist Montane ; Savanna : Dry ; Shrubland : Subtropical/Tropical Moist ; Grassland : Subtropical/Tropical High Altitude ; Artificial/Terrestrial : Arable Land, Pastureland

Geographic range

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