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National Bird



The national bird of India is peacock. This is a bird of grace, pride. Peacock is famous for its feathers. Peacock looks like a king whose back is all covers with very beautiful feathers and it also has crown like hairs on the head. Generally it is said peacock is the messenger of rains. When rainy season is about to hit India peacock starts dancing and open up its feathers. Peacock is also known by the name of Pavo cristatus. This bird has also been mentioned as the vehicle of god Kartikeya (son of lord Shiva). This bird is very beautiful and has assize about a swan, with a long neck and a fan-shaped array of feathers. Generally male peacocks are very beautiful as compared to female ones. It is heavily protected under the Indian Wildlife Protection Act of 1972.
 
 
 
 
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