Peacock 30+ ft in tree...?

Discussion in 'Peafowl' started by secuono, Mar 12, 2011.

  1. secuono

    secuono Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 29, 2010
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    Well, I spotted a Peacock high up in a tree on the branches over the RT 3 highway. Maybe 30+ feet in the air, is that a normal Peacock thing to be doing??
     
  2. justbugged

    justbugged Head of the Night Crew for WA State

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    From what I understand that is well within normal for a peacock.
     
  3. MinxFox

    MinxFox Overrun With Chickens

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    Yep peafowl like to roost very high up. The best part is watching them fly down from that height!
     
  4. deerman

    deerman Rest in Peace 1949-2012

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    yep ,they love to roost HIGH....
     
  5. secuono

    secuono Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 29, 2010
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    Jeez, so glad it didn't fly down, I prolly would of watched it the whole way down instead of the road, lol. That's a big bird in the air!
     
  6. MinxFox

    MinxFox Overrun With Chickens

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  7. secuono

    secuono Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 29, 2010
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    My fiance and I both agreed that's scary and really cool! Also, he now wants me to get them and raise them. Hehe, I wanted to anyway!
     
  8. MinxFox

    MinxFox Overrun With Chickens

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    Well they are really fun, I haven't had peafowl as long as most... I have only had them since Fall of 09 but deerman who posted earlier is a huge expert with peafowl. You might want to check out some of the topics in the peafowl section here, and then maybe check out all the different peafowl varieties here:
    http://database.amyspeacockparadise.com/

    Peafowl breeders in the US:
    http://www.peafowl.org/breeders.htm
     
  9. Pinky

    Pinky Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:That's a cool video. They almost have a dragon like appearance when in flight
     
  10. jimmythechicken

    jimmythechicken Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:that is really cool they look like dragons when they glid.i never thought they could fly that well even know alot of people on here told me they could an then ours got out an 50ft up he went to the highest tree in the woods lol
     
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