How far can they be heard?

Discussion in 'Peafowl' started by countrygirl4513, Sep 13, 2009.

  1. countrygirl4513

    countrygirl4513 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I've done a search on the net but no answers to my question...How far can a peacock call be heard? The only answer I get is..."quite a distance". Anyone have an answer?
     
  2. bandbaustin

    bandbaustin Chillin' With My Peeps

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    There really is no definitive answer because there are many factors that have to be considered such as air density, weather, any obstructions like trees or buildings, etc. That being said I know my neighbor hears ours a 1/4 mile away and I would guess he can be heard farther than that.
     
  3. deerman

    deerman Rest in Peace 1949-2012

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    Not sure how far, but I know up to a mile. One of my neighbor a mile up the road ask if I had peacocks. He said he had heard some. Of course I do have a lot.
     
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  4. BlackBart

    BlackBart Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 29, 2009
    Depends on the wind, sometimes mine have been heard 1/2 mile away and if he screamed from his roosting spot, 100 feet up in a fir tree, probably farther [​IMG]
     
  5. Katy

    Katy Flock Mistress

    Growing up a neighbor over a mile away had them and we could always hear them.
     
  6. Paganbird

    Paganbird CrescentWood Farm

    Apr 25, 2009
    Western Pa
    Mine are still young, but...
    I can hear my neighbor's dog barking through the woods about a mile away so I hope they can hear my peafowl!
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  7. Lady in Blue

    Lady in Blue Out Of The Brooder

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    I love paganbird's answer!! I feel the same way!!!!!!! [​IMG]
     

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