Peacock <ul><li>Katia Ambrocio </li></ul><ul><li>Biology 2 nd  Period </li></ul>
Statistics <ul><li>Type:  Bird (Pheasants) </li></ul><ul><li>Diet:  Omnivore </li></ul><ul><li>Average life span:  20 year...
Habitat Map <ul><li>http://animals.nationalgeographic.com/animals/birds/peacock/ </li></ul><ul><li>Area highlighted in  Ye...
Habitat <ul><li>Lowland Forests  </li></ul><ul><li>Streamside Forests </li></ul><ul><li>Congo Peacock inhabits rain forest...
Food Source <ul><li>Ground-feeders </li></ul><ul><li>Plants:  leaves, berries, fruit, and certain parts of flowers </li></...
Population <ul><li>Search for food in small groups </li></ul><ul><li>Males; Peacocks </li></ul><ul><li>Females; Peahens </...
Reproduction <ul><li>Females choose mates based on the size, color, and quality of tail </li></ul><ul><li>Peacocks mate wi...
Human Interaction <ul><li>Endangered Species </li></ul><ul><li>Have been kept as pets for thousands of years </li></ul><ul...
Works Cited <ul><li>McGowan, P.J.K. 1994. Family Phasianidae Pp. 434-479 In: Del Hoyo, J., A. Elliot, and J. Sargatal. Eds...
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Peacock, Katia Ambrocio 2nd period

  1. 1. Peacock <ul><li>Katia Ambrocio </li></ul><ul><li>Biology 2 nd Period </li></ul>
  2. 2. Statistics <ul><li>Type: Bird (Pheasants) </li></ul><ul><li>Diet: Omnivore </li></ul><ul><li>Average life span: 20 years </li></ul><ul><li>Size: Body, 35 to 50 in; Tail, 5 ft </li></ul><ul><li>Weight: 8.75 to 13 lbs </li></ul><ul><li>Group name: Party </li></ul><ul><li>Color: typically blue and green </li></ul><ul><li>Scientific Name: Pavo cristatus </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.colblindor.com/wp-content/images/peacock-eye.JPG </li></ul>
  3. 3. Habitat Map <ul><li>http://animals.nationalgeographic.com/animals/birds/peacock/ </li></ul><ul><li>Area highlighted in Yellow is the habitat range of the Peacock. </li></ul>
  4. 4. Habitat <ul><li>Lowland Forests </li></ul><ul><li>Streamside Forests </li></ul><ul><li>Congo Peacock inhabits rain forests </li></ul><ul><li>Native to India </li></ul><ul><li>http://1.bp.blogspot.com/_u3SejdkDPOU/Sxk3qQAPf2I/AAAAAAAABVU/u2mfu5ovPNU/s640/.......................................wild-peacocks.jpg </li></ul>
  5. 5. Food Source <ul><li>Ground-feeders </li></ul><ul><li>Plants: leaves, berries, fruit, and certain parts of flowers </li></ul><ul><li>Small Creatures: f rogs, snakes, other small reptiles or insects </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.pklifescience.com/staticfiles/articles/images/PKLS797.png </li></ul>
  6. 6. Population <ul><li>Search for food in small groups </li></ul><ul><li>Males; Peacocks </li></ul><ul><li>Females; Peahens </li></ul><ul><li>Together; Peafowls </li></ul>http://4.bp.blogspot.com/--QJm1oYG0aQ/Taz-jgRyhwI/AAAAAAAAJbk/ceRP1cW-vKs/s1600/peacock-wooing-peahen1.jpg
  7. 7. Reproduction <ul><li>Females choose mates based on the size, color, and quality of tail </li></ul><ul><li>Peacocks mate with several peahens </li></ul><ul><li>After mating peacocks have no responsibility </li></ul><ul><li>Peahen lays 3-6 eggs in a nest </li></ul><ul><li>Incubation: 28-30 days </li></ul>http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/e/e9/Indian_Peahens_I_IMG_9647.jpg/180px-Indian_Peahens_I_IMG_9647.jpg
  8. 8. Human Interaction <ul><li>Endangered Species </li></ul><ul><li>Have been kept as pets for thousands of years </li></ul><ul><li>Used in selective breeding for varaition in colors </li></ul><ul><li>Don’t mix well with domestic animals </li></ul>http://animals.nationalgeographic.com/animals/birds/peacock
  9. 9. Works Cited <ul><li>McGowan, P.J.K. 1994. Family Phasianidae Pp. 434-479 In: Del Hoyo, J., A. Elliot, and J. Sargatal. Eds. 1994. Handbook of the Birds of the World. Vol. 2. New World Vultures to Guineafowl . Lynx Edicions, Barcelona </li></ul><ul><li>&quot;Peacocks, Peacock Pictures, Peacock Facts - National Geographic.&quot; Animals, Animal Pictures, Wild Animal Facts - National Geographic . Web. 08 May 2011. <http://animals.nationalgeographic.com/animals/birds/peacock/>. </li></ul><ul><li>Buckingham, Suzanne. &quot;Peacocks.&quot; PowerKids Life Science , Rosen Publishing Group, Inc., 2011. 8 May. 2011 . </li></ul>

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