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peacock, the national bird of India

P. Thankappan Nair

peacock, the national bird of India

by P. Thankappan Nair

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Published by Firma KLM in Calcutta .
Written in English

    Places:
  • India.
    • Subjects:
    • Peafowl -- Folklore.,
    • Emblems, National -- India.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementP. Thankappan Nair.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsGR735 .T47
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxv, 340 p., [3] leaves of plates :
      Number of Pages340
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4703072M
      LC Control Number77903515

      The Indian peacock [Pavo cristatus] - the national bird of India - is a colorful, swan-sized bird, with a fan-shaped crest of feathers, a white patch under the eye and a long, slender neck pins. India adopted the peacock as its national bird in and it is one of the national symbols of India. Elsewhere. In Persia and Babylonia, the peacock is seen as a guardian to royalty and is often engraved upon royal thrones. Nonetheless, using the peacock as the symbol of royalty has an old and distinguished pedigree in India too.

      The Indian peacock is the national bird of India. The peacock is a symbolism of beauty and grace. If we look closely at a peacock, we would be awestruck with its beauty, especially when it’s raining and the peacock spreads its majestic wings in full swing making it a sight to watch. Keeping peacock feather in book Peacock feathers are very lucky for students. It is believed that keeping the peacock feathers in the rooms of the students or in their books. Peacock is a magnificent and a majestic bird that is a sight for sore eyes. Peacocks are a proud bunch and can always foretell the first rain of the season, by dancing.

        The peacock is the national bird of India. About years ago, Phoenicians imported different species of peacocks to Egypt and used them for a variety of purposes, particularly decorations. You can find three prominent species of a peacock, namely the Indian peacock, the African Congo peacock, and the Green peacock.   In school, we are taught that it was our national bird, and for good reason. We must all remember being fascinated by this bird, while looking at pictures in our text books. With a brilliantly coloured tail, reflecting a myriad of shades of blue and green, the Peacock is easily one of the most beautiful birds out there in the animal kingdom.


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Peacock, the national bird of India by P. Thankappan Nair Download PDF EPUB FB2

The indigenous nature of the bird is another point while it is being considered as the national bird. Being designated as a national symbol affords the bird a special status with increased awareness and dedicated conservation efforts.

National bird of India is the Indian Peafowl commonly termed as a Peacock. The Peacock, Pavo cristatus (Linnaeus), is the national bird of is a symbol of grace, joy, beauty and love. Peacock is a large and majestic bird. Peacock is a colorful, swan-sized bird with a fan-shaped crest of feathers on its head, a white patch under the eye and a long-slender neck.

Genre/Form: Folklore: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Thankappan Nair, P. Peacock, the national bird of India. Calcutta: Firma KLM, The blue peacock lives in India and Sri Lanka, while the green peacock is found in Java and Myanmar (Burma). A more distinct and little-known species, the Congo peacock, inhabits African rain forests.

Peacock is the national bird of India. Indian Government declared that Peacock will be the National Bird inon February 1. It is one of the National Symbols of India. The topic, ‘National Bird of India’ is also mentioned in the chapter 2 of Indian Year Book (IYB.).

The peacock, commonly known as Indian peafowl was declared the national bird of India inbecause it was entirely a part of Indian custom and culture. Back of the Book Among the birds in India - there are over of them -the most magnificent, the most fascinating and the most brilliantly coloured one is the peacock, our national Bird.

This splendid bird has gorgeous plumage and it dances majestically. This book gives details of its natural habitat, nature, lifestyle along with its reference to our literature, folklore, legend, rituals and. Inthe peacock was declared the National Bird of India because of its rich religious and legendary involvement in Indian traditions.

The criteria for this choice were many. The peafowl include three species of birds in the genera Pavo and Afropavo of the Phasianidae family, the pheasants and their allies. Indian peafowl are a species in a group of birds called pheasants.

The males are called peacocks, while the females are called peahens. Together, they are peafowl. Peafowl are among the largest of all birds that fly. (Ostriches, emus, and other such birds are bigger, but cannot fly.) The beautiful feathers that cover the tails of a peacock are 5 feet ( meters) long—longer than the bird's.

Peacock: The National Bird of India (P) Textbook Binding – January 1, by P. Thankappan Nair (Author) out of 5 stars 1 rating. See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions.

Price New from Used from 5/5(1). The Constitution of India enshrines the Peacock as the National Bird of India.

Peacock not only occupies an elevated religious position, but also is recognized by Parliamentary statute. The Indian variety of Peacock is a swan sized bird with a fan shaped crest on its head and a white patch under the eye. Peacock – Short Paragraph 1.

The peacock is an excellent bird. It is found in most parts of India. Peacock is our national bird. Peacocks are of splendid greenish-blue shading. It has a long delightful neck. Its long quills have moon-like spots. - national bird of india. Did you know that the peacock actually refers only to the male of the species known as the peafowl.

Peacock, any of three species of resplendent birds of the pheasant family. The group is made up of the blue, or Indian, peacock (Pavo cristatus) of India and Sri Lanka; the green, or Javanese, peacock (P. muticus) of Southeast Asia; and the Congo peacock (Afropavo congensis) of the Democratic Republic of the Congo.

Peacock is the national bird as it never has sex with peahen, says Rajasthan High Court judge Earlier on Wednesday, his last day in office, Sharma had observed while disposing of a petition that cow should be declared the national animal, said Mahesh Chand Sharma.

The peacock is the national bird of India. It is the most beautiful bird of all the birds. It has a long blue neck and small eyes. There is a small crest on its head.

Its plumage looks attractive. It has an attractive bluish-green feather on its body. There is violet half-moon shape spot on its tail feathers.

The peahen is smaller than a peacock. The national bird of India is Pavo cristatus, commonly known as the Indian Peacock or the Indian Peafowl. The male birds (peacocks) are more brightly coloured and beautiful than the females (peahens). The peacock has enjoyed a place of pride in India. It is frequently depicted in literature, mythology, art and culture, music, folklore and.

Dec 3, - national bird of india. Did you know that the peacock actually refers only to the male of the species known as the peafowl.

Peacock is the national bird of India, and it is now an offence to kill it. It is, therefore, the duty of every citizen of India to protect and preserve the Peacocks. READ ALSO: Most Important Idioms and Phrases With Answers For All Competitive Exams Part. The modern Republic of India (भारत के राष्‍ट्रीय चिन्ह) has several official national symbols including a historical document, a flag, an emblem, an anthem, a jat memorial tower as well as several national heroes.

All the symbols were picked up at various times. The design of the national flag was officially adopted by the Constituent Assembly just Peacock feathers, or mor pankh, are regarded as an auspicious symbol in Hinduism because of their association with the peacock, a beautiful bird which is also the national bird of may have noticed that many people keep peacock feathers in their homes.

It is believed that keeping peacock feathers at home brings good luck and prosperity into the house.The Indian peafowl is the national bird of India and is protected in that country.

In the Hindu religion, the peafowl is a sacred bird, because the spots on the peacock’s tail symbolize the eyes of the gods. Peacocks are mentioned in the Bible as one of the most precious items brought from Asia by King Solomon’s ships.