Javan Green Peafowl

Javan Green Peafowl are large birds, one of the biggest of their kind, and perhaps the longest wild bird in total length. The Javan Green Peafowl is the closest relative and often mistaken to be the Indian Blue Peafowl.

  • Scientific Name: Pavo muticus muticus
  • Range: Java
  • Status in the Wild: Endangered
  • Location in the Zoo: Birds of the World
  • Cool Animal Fact: Male peafowl are called ‘Peacocks’ and female peafowl are called ‘Peahens.’