COMMON PEAFOWL

Also known as Indian Peafowl, Common Peacock

(Pavo cristatus)

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Roberts VI / VII 924 / 18
Clements 2000 38.1530
Howard & Moore 2
(CBOS 5)
35-203

 

Introduced Species
A very large bird (male up to 120 cm including tail), introduced into South Africa from the east. A feral population has existed on Robben Island since 1968. Elsewhere the bird is found in parks and farms.

 

List of Stamps showing Common Peafowl

 Country

SG

Michel

Year

Value

Bahrain 0729   2003 100f
Bangladesh 0236 0215 1984 2t
Ceylon 0488 0341 1964 15c
China (Taiwan) 2003   1991 $5
China (Taiwan) 2004    1991 $20
Gambia 3662   2000 D5
Georgia 0128   1995 15k
Guyana 5060   1997 $80
Hungary 3097 3185 1977 40fi
India 0703 0582 1973 2r
Jaipur 0044  0026 1931 2Ża
Korea (North) 2959 3105 1990 20ch
Korea (North) 2960m 3106m 1990 70ch
Laos     2000 700k
Laos     2000 100k
Laos     2000 1800k
Laos     2000 3500k
Macao 0649   1987 1p
Mongolia     2000 300t
Pakistan 0411 0407 1976 20p
Pakistan 0412 0408 1976 3r
St Vincent 4794mc   201 $5
Sweden 1580   1991 2k40
Tunisia 0938 0964 1979 30m
Uganda 1553   1995 200s
Yemen (K)     1969 Żb