The peafowl, also known as Peacock are a majestic bird of beauty and grace. There are a growing number of them in the Western Lake District, with farmers and those with small holdings adopting the colourful bird. Some even have them within allotments, much to the ire of neighbours, as their screeching can be rather loud.  Peacocks are native to India and Southeast Asia, but can now be found in many parts of the world. They are known for their long, iridescent tail feathers, which they use to attract mates. Peacocks are large birds, with males being larger than females. Males can weigh up to 26 pounds and have a wingspan of up to 6 feet. Females are smaller, weighing up to 13 pounds and having a wingspan of up to 5 feet. Peacocks have a distinctive appearance, with brightly coloured plumage. The males have bright blue heads and necks, with green and gold breasts and backs. Their tail feathers are the most striking feature, with iridescent blue, green, and gold markings. The females are


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