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Species profile—Pavo cristatus (Indian peafowl)

Classification

Animalia (animals) → Aves (birds) → Phasianidae (Quails and Pheasants) → Pavo cristatus (Indian peafowl)

Sighting data

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Species details

Kingdom
Animalia (animals)
Class
Aves (birds)
Family
Phasianidae (Quails and Pheasants)
Scientific name
Pavo cristatus Linnaeus, 1758
Common name
Indian peafowl
WildNet taxon ID
1690
Alternate name(s)
Peacock
Peafowl
Conservation significant
No
Endemicity
Introduced
Pest status
Feral Animal
Species environment
Terrestrial

Other resources

Online Zoological Collections of Australian Museums (OZCAM)
Atlas of Living Australia

Data source

This profile data is sourced from the QLD Wildlife Data API using the Get species by ID function used under CC-By 4.0
https://apps.des.qld.gov.au/species/?op=getspeciesbyid&taxonid=1690

This information is sourced from the WildNet database managed by the Queensland Department of Environment and Science.

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Licence
Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0)
Last updated
23 October 2019
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