The term peafowl can refer to the two species of bird in the genus Pavo of the pheasant family, Phasianidae. Peafowl are best known for the male's extravagant tail, which it displays as part of courtship. The male is called a peacock, and the female a peahen, although it is common to hear the female also referred to as a "peacock" or "female peacock". The female peafowl is brown or toned grey and brown. The two species are:
The Indian Peafowl is a resident breeder in the Indian subcontinent. The peacock is designated as the national bird of India and the provincial bird of the Punjab (Pakistan).
The Green Peafowl breeds from Burma east to Java. The IUCN lists the Green Peafowl as vulnerable to extinction due to hunting and a reduction in extent and quality of habitat.
Golden pheasant, native to Ching hai, Shansi, Szuchuan, Yennan, Gueichow, etc. Especially, most are found in the vicinity of Chingling mountain range near Suansan & Baoji. Baoji (Treasure fowl) named after the golden pheasant, because the town produces many golden pheasants. The male one, whose whole body is covered with brilliant golden color, symbolizes wealth nobility & good luck.
Yellow Golden Pheasant
Yellow Golden pheasant is a mutant frome goldent pheasant. It was first discovered in Kueichow, China. Because of its elegance & nobility & after proliferating, it has become a steady breed. Both male & female birds are simply culture, & dignified.
Wild Green Fowl
Wild Green Fowl, originally was a fowl which is the ancestor of domestic chicken. It inhabits in tropical rain jungle. It is shy, but the male birds are ferocious with territorial sense. The combs are red, purple, blue, flat-rounded, with no indentions. This pair were precious imported from Java.
Ampherst's pheasant, native to Tibet, Szuchuan, Yennan Gueichow, etc. The head, upper back & breast of a male are golden brilliant sapphire blue. There's a tuft of red crest on the head. Belly, silvery white and, The long tail, white & black in alternate order. Pure breed is rarely seen in Taiwan.
Ring-necked Pheasant, also called pheasant. Ever since 1300, it has been introduced to many parts of the world from China, Korea & the east of Soviet Russia. In England, it is an important bird for hunting. The plumage is gorgeous & resplendent. This one weraise here originally came from Korea.