Short Essay on Peacock in English for Students & Teachers


The name itself sounds melodious and beautiful just as it appears to everyone. It is a kind of bird and upon seeing them everyone becomes delighted. The most beautiful thing about them is the variations in the colours they carry.

Peacock is known as the National Bird of India because of its association with the ideas of Indian myths and legends. Along with being declared the national bird, it brought a sense of responsibility to the people of this land that they should be conserved and preserved properly so as to avoid extinction.


Peacocks look like a co-ck but the size is huge. They have two legs and a long tale filled with beautiful and colourful feathers. The feathers are the ones that make anyone the happiest and especially children. It is found that on their feathers, someone has painted human eyes and this makes them more beautiful. Mostly, the colour of a peacock seems to be violet, green, blue and sometimes grey.


Peacocks are very much grateful and seem like they are too shy to be in front of people. They are adaptive to almost every weather condition. They have a mesmerizing nature that people are fond of. As it is evident, peacocks cannot fly as much as any other bird can, but with their two strong legs, they run fast. Peacocks are omnivorous and therefore, eat both plants and animals.


So, the symbol of beauty and grace, Peacocks make everyone love them. They are the reason most children visit a zoo. A peacock looks amazing when it spread its tail. Indian history cannot be spoken without the inclusion of peacocks which now are a part of its culture as the arts produced in this land represent them.