The male peacock

The male peacock is predominantly blue with a fan-like crest of spatula-tipped wire-like feathers and is best known for the long train made up of elongated upper-tail covert feathers which bear colourful eyespots , these stiff feathers are raised into a fan and quivered in a display during courtship, females lack the train, and have a greenish lower neck and duller brown plumage

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