India Blue Male (Pavo cristatus)
Fan-shaped crest. Metallic blue head. White facial skin. Black “mascara” streak on either side of the eyes. Bright, metallic blue neck. Bright blue breast, changing to black on lower area. Green tones on sides of breast. Tertiaries, secondaries, and top feathers of primaries are barred pale buff and brownish black with slight green overcast. Last few feathers of primaries are dark brownish black. Rusty brown coverts. Legs are gray buff color. Eyes in train feathers have dark blue center, surrounded by rings of blue-green and copper.
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