Tuesday, October 16, 2012

The Peacock


I was very happy to come across this beauty at The Norfolk Zoo last September.  He doesn't have the wonderful plumage you normally associate with peacocks.  I was wondering if he was a juvenile and they had not developed yet.

16 comments:

  1. What a gorgeous shade of blue his neck is! Wonderful! Blue is my favorite color, Denise.

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  2. Witaj
    Piękny paw też mam takiego w swoim ogrodzie :)
    Pozdrawiam Ilona

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  3. By the look of that down on his back, I'd say he's young. I have a few peacocks and about six peahens down the road. They call 'help help' all night. One gave me a beautiful show of his feathers when I passed on my walk - shame I didn't have my camera with me. Sue

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  4. Beautiful picture, Denise. Yes, I would say he's a young 'un, going by the downy feathers on his back.

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  5. Denise, even without the tail feathers he is beautiful. Love their colors. Lovely photo, have a great day!

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  6. Juvenile or perhaps in moult - when they look remarkable shabby for a while. Gorgeous colours just the same.

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  7. It is a beauty whatever it is. I guess it's not a female.

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  8. Wow..what a beautiful and colorful bird!

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  9. or perhaps going through his molting.

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  10. Maybe no big feathers yet, but there's really nothing else as beautifully blue as peacocks! Lovely picture. You'll have to go back to visit when he gets a little older.

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  11. He's a pretty bird, though! I love the Norfolk Zoo! Been there many times!

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  12. That really is a beautiful bird even without the huge tail feathers. I like the angle you took it from too.

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