10 Lines on Peacock: Peacock is undoubtedly one of the most elegant, beautiful and famous birds with bright and varying colours. It has a long slender neck with a crown-like crest on its head. The violet coloured feathers are beautified with eye-like depictions making them very attractive. Commonly found peacocks are blue. The scientific nomenclature of a peacock is Pavo Cristatus. Indian mythology has upheld the portrayal of peacocks in various religious forms. Hindu culture and traditions have always given a significant place for peacocks in the form of paintings, art, poetry and sculptures. The peacock throne belonging to erstwhile Mughal ruler Shah Jahan is famous for its peacock shaped structure built with grandeur and embellished precious carvings.
Below we have provided ten lines on Peacock, written in easy and simple words for class 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9 and 10 students.
Set 1 – 10 Lines on Peacock
Ten lines on Peacock for classes 1 to 5
- Peacock is the most famous bird, also called the national bird of India.
- There are only two types of peacocks found in the world; they are the Indian Peacocks and the Burmese peacock species.
- The Indian peacock has a beautiful arrangement of the hair on its crest portion, while the Burmese variety is devoid of the hair with a pointed look.
- The body of a peacock is highly flexible and adapts to all kinds of weather conditions – from extremely hot to freezing temperatures.
- They need drinking water supply in abundance and stay in forests where they have easy access to water resources.
- These birds are very picky about their dwelling habitat and choose warm, closed lower branches of trees to rest during night time.
- The male species are named peacocks, while the females are referred to as peahens, and they defer living in isolation.
- Peacocks love to live in big groups, and they issue warning signs to rest of the members whenever they sense a potential danger coming towards them.
- These birds have sturdy legs, which gives them the ability to run at high speeds but show an inability to fly to greater heights.
- Peacocks love rains, and they spread their wings in full bloom and dance around merrily synchronizing with the rainfall.
Set 2 – 10 Lines on Peacock
Few lines on Peacock for classes 6 to 8
- The national bird of India is well known for its spectacular and mesmerizing beauty, much to the delight of art lovers.
- Peacocks are light-weighting birds, and they weigh only up to 5 kilograms on an average.
- The most attractive feature of a peacock is its hind end or the tail portion, popularly called the ‘train’ made of bright coloured feathers.
- The train consists of more than 200 feathers arranged beautifully in a closet at its back, and it requires almost four years for the complete development.
- The various colour spectrum’s on a peacock create a fabulous optical marvel and a popular choice of study for scientists.
- These slender creatures are omnivorous and feed on seeds, nuts, fruits, insects and prey on small animals.
- Compared to the peacocks, the female peahens are less attractive and constitute dull feathers and live in groups of 3 to 5 birds as against a single male peacock.
- They have an egg-laying capacity of 5 eggs at a time which is safely guarded in tree trunks, and their average life span is around 25 years.
- Peacocks inhabit the warm regions of Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh and Haryana in large numbers.
- Farmers employ peacocks in cultivation fields as they tend to kill snakes and insects, thus helping the crops from being destroyed and eaten away.
Set 3 – 10 Lines on Peacock
Few sentences on Peacock for classes 9 to 12
- The feather of a peacock is highly ornamental and is used for decorative purposes and famously depicted to be a favourite possession of Lord Krishna.
- Legends and myths have always used the peacock to signify beauty and elegance and a vehicle consort for Lord Karthikeya.
- Peacocks are commonly found in Jammu Kashmir and Eastern India, along with Africa, Myanmar and Sri Lanka.
- These beautiful birds have particular national importance in the Constitution of India as they enjoy protection under the Wildlife Protection Act of 1973.
- The feathers are known to ward off snakes and lizards from entering houses and also believed to increase luck and bring prosperity in career and education.
- Peacocks are considered very auspicious and sacred and thought to bring luck to families; hence many parts of Rajasthan have considered it illegal to hunt them.
- The approximate length of a peacock is about 1 meter and has an attractive blue spot pigments on its two wings.
- These birds are referred to as peafowl, and these birds belong to a large Pheasant family sub-group called Phasianidae.
- Peacocks hate the human activity of any sort, and they tend to hide inside small bushes whenever they see a man approaching them.
- These birds tend to develop a diffident and apprehensive attitude and communicate with other group members by making a coarse and hard-hitting sound.