In some cultures, Beautiful Grey Peacock Pheasant is a symbol of pride or vanity, due to the way the bird struts and shows off its plumage
Beautiful Grey Peacock Pheasant in art and photo
The most beautiful representatives of Grey Peacock Pheasant are males, the female birds are smaller, have darker color and less ornamented than the male. So, if in photographs or paintings you see a gorgeous bird with grayish brown feathers perfectly ornamented by green eye spots, it is for sure a male. Grey Peacock Pheasant (Polyplectron bicalcaratum), is also known as Burmese Peacock Pheasant. The Grey Peacock Pheasant is the national bird of Myanmar.
Illustration of Beautiful Grey Peacock Pheasant
Large peacock pheasant can be up to 76 cm long, with finely spotted green eye-spots, an elongated bushy crest, bare pink or yellow facial skin, white throat, and grey iris, bill and legs. The female bird is smaller, darker and less ornamented, so the young peacock pheasant resemble the female. The female usually lays two eggs.
Beautiful Grey Peacock Pheasant
Beautiful plumage of Grey Peacock Pheasant was associated with Paradise, or the Tree of Life, or even with immortality
Beautiful tail of a male species of Grey Peacock Pheasant
A couple of Grey Peacock Pheasant. The female bird is smaller, darker and less ornamented. Illustration
A couple of Grey Peacock Pheasant, illustration
Grey Peacock Pheasant. Sapphire – like eyespots on a peacock’s feathers. The peacock is still used in the Easter season, for instance, in the east. The ‘eyes’ on the peacock’s tail feathers symbolize the all-seeing Christian God and, according to some interpretations, even the Church
A couple of Grey Peacock Pheasants. It is notable, a young peacock pheasant resemble the female, so, to distinguish it is not easy.
If to say about the cultural significance, beautiful feathers of a Peacock adorn the crest of Lord Krishna, an avatar of Lord Vishnu