Indian Peafowl (Pavo cristatus)
Kabini Backwaters, Nagarhole National Park, Karnataka, India
07 April 2006
This was the first bird we saw when we entered the forest. This one was dancing with its tail open in front of the female. Then it flew up and sat on a perch close to us and we were able to appreciate its beauty from a close range. It’s a marvelous bird.