- Length:Male - 3 to 4.5 feet, Female - 2.5 to 3.5 feet
- Tail Length: Male - 4 to 5 feet
- Weight: Male - 9 to 13 pounds, Female - 6 to 9 pounds
- Sexual maturity: 2 to 3 years
- Breeding Season: April to September
- Broods per year: usually one
- Eggs: usually 4 to 6 (can be much more in captivity if collected)
- Incubation: 28 days
- A male is fully mature at three years old.
- All peafowl may begin to mate at two years.
- The males have long feathers which they spread, or fan out to attract
- These feathers are not actually part of the tail, they have brown
tail feathers which support this tail coverts.
- These feathers are beautifully colored. The color differs between
different breeds and individuals, however the feathers are usually iridescent.
- Most of these feathers have circles of color near the top, and are
often called "eye" feathers. In the center is usually a deep
blue color, known as peacock blue.
- The body is also colored, depending on the species.