National bird of India

national bird of India

Peacock is the national bird of India and it belongs to the pheasant birds family. Peacocks are very colorful and decorative birds.  It is mainly found in Southeast Asia and also found in Central Africa and Central America. Let’s take a look at facts on the national bird of India.

In the Hindu religion, peacocks are sacred birds. Kartikeya son of Lord Shiva and Lord Krishna associated with these birds.

The national bird of India peacock facts

national bird of India

Female birds are called “peahen”, male birds are called “peacock”, babies birds are called “peachicks” and a couple (male and female collectively) of these birds called “peafowl”.

The group is also called with some other names “ostentation”,” muster” and “party.

These birds are not born with their awesome tail. It grows later according to their age. The tail starts growing after the age of 3.

The best thing about peacocks is that it shed their feather every year after the mating season. So these birds are not killed for their colorful feather.

The average life span of a peacock is 20 years.

Peacocks are massive in size but they can fly easily for short distances. they can fly and sit on the high branch of the tree easily.

Not all the peafowl are colorful, few of them are white in color. The white peacock is the result of a mutation in which the bird loses its pigments which make it colorful.

The feather of the peafowls is consist of tiny crystal-like structures. And the color of the feather is depended on the space between these crystal-like structures.

The length of the feathers on peacocks can grow 6 feet long. Only males have colorful feathers.

Peacocks are not only beautiful colorful birds but they are also clever. They send fake copulative mating calls to attract the Peahens.

Like humans peahen also get attracted by the peacock with good size, color, and quality feathers.

Peacock is polygamous and can have 2 to 5 peahen partners.

Peafowls are omnivores like most other birds. They can eat insects, flowers, seeds, and small rodents and lizards.

Peafowls are social birds. They cannot live alone. If kept alone they show their grief by generating unpleasant sounds.

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Amazing Parrot Facts

parrot facts

Parrots are birds that are considered intelligent birds. Parrots are not only intelligent they are beautiful too. Their colorfulness makes them beautiful among all the birds. Parrots are very close to humans since old times. Their ability to talk or cram makes them one of the favorite pet birds of humans. Check out some amazing Parrot Facts.

    More than 350 species

In the whole world, there are around more than 350 different parrot species.

Size and weight

Parrots have different size and weight. Average Parrots size can be range from 3.5 to 40 inches (8.7 to 100 centimeters) and weigh 64 grams to 1.6 kilograms (0.14 to 3.5 pounds) .

With the average weight of4 kilograms, Kakapo parrots are is the world’s heaviest parrots

With the average weight of 10 grams, Buff-faced pygmy parrots are is the world’s lightest parrots.

Habits and Food

Parrots are the social bird. They live in groups. In a group, there can be 25-30 parrots.

parrot facts

Kea is only parrot species who live in mountains at South Island of New Zealand.

Many of parrot species are monogamous (spends their life with only one mate).

Kakapo, night parrot and some other parrots are nocturnal. They go out at night and search for food.

The ability to eat both meat and vegetation makes them omnivores.

Parrots eat nuts, flowers, fruit, buds, seeds and insects. Parrot’s favourite food is seeds

Parrots are zygodactyl. They eat with their feet.

Some other Parrot Facts

parrot facts

in India, It is illegal to keep parrot as pet.

Most of parrots live in tropical regions.

Hyacinth Macaw’s beaks is so strong that is can break a coconut.

Parrots have taste buds on the upper side of their mouth.

One third of world’s parrots are facing extinct due to habitat destruct.ion

This year, Sadly there is only 149 Kakapo are alive.

Snakes, Monkeys and Human are the main predators of parrots.

1700 is the count of words that mimic by the Puck the parrot. It is a world record.

In late 1800, a Scotch Whisky Company used 500 parrots for marketing. They taught parrots some of their marketing slogans and then gave that them to various pubs.

Waldo (grey parrot), is the lead vocalist of the death metal band Hatebeak.

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25 Amazing Facts About Animals And Birds

amazing facts about animals and birds

Interesting facts about animals and birds. We live surrounded by different types of animals and birds. In a different location, we are surrounded by different types of animals and birds. As a human we are also curious to know about others who are not surrounding us. So we are sharing a few amazing facts about animals and birds. 🙂

Interesting Facts About Animals And Birds


Reptiles- amazing facts about animals and birds
  1. The snakes do not have ears, They hear from their tongues.
  2. Most snakes give eggs and few give birth to snakelets (baby snakes).
  3. Crocodiles can jump upside from the water and can catch flying birds.


Mammals  - amazing facts about animals
  1. Bats can eat the insects half weight of their weight in a night.
  2. A giraffe can not sleep more than one hour.
  3. Elephant’s body grows for a lifetime. That way the leader of the group has the biggest body.
  4. Camel can drink 135 liters of water in only 10 minutes.
  5. Zebra has black skin and white stripes on its body.
  6. Baby elephants drink their mother’s milk for 5 years.
  7. Kangaroos are good swimmers.
  8. Mole rats have to eat continuously. If they do not eat continuously they can die.
  9. The only animal which can not jump is an elephant.
  10. Koala has similar fingerprints like Humans.
  11. Sloths take two weeks to digest their food.
  12. In a lifetime a cow gives an average of 200,000 glasses of milk.
  13. Orangutans often fall from the tree. Due to falling 50% of them have fractured bones.

Amazing Facts About Animals And Birds


Birds - amazing facts about birds
  1. The owl can rotate its head to 270 degrees.
  2. Three percent of the ice present in Antarctica is the urine of penguins.
  3. Ostrich’s eyes are bigger than their brain.


Arthropods - Facts Adda
  1. The male butterfly can smell a female from miles away.
  2. A flea can survive in extreme conditions. If we freeze a flea for a year it would be alive after melting the ice.
  3. Mosquitoes bite females more than males.
  4. Bee does dance to tell the location and distance of any food to other bees.
  5. A flea can jump 200 times of their size.
  6. Most spiders are not harmful to humans.

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Name of the group of the animals and birds

Like humans have the name for their group humans also give the name to the animals and birds. The group of animals and birds have the different name. The funny group name is given to the panda’s group. Below are the names of the group of animals called.

Animal Group Name

Animal Group Name
  1. A group of Pandas is called – Embarrassment
  2. A group of Elephants is called – HerdAnimals Group Name 
  3. A group of Giraffes is called- Tower
  4. A group of Cats is called – Clowder, Cluster, Ponce
  5. A group of Bear is called- Sloth or Sleuth
  6. A group of Tigers is called- Ambush
  7. A group of Lions is called- Pride
  8. A group of Monkeys is called- Troop
  9. A group of Peacocks is called- Muster
  10. A group of Rabbits is called- Colony and Nest
  11. A group of Butterflies is called- Kaleidoscope
  12. A group of Crocodiles is called – Bask
  13. A group of Apes is called – Troop
  14. A group of Bacteria is called – Culture
  15. A group of Camels is called – Caravan
  16. A group of Cattle is called – Drove, Herd, Kine
  17. A group of Chicks is called – Clutch
  18. A group of Dogs is called – Pack
  19. A group of Hens is called – Brood
  20. A group of  Kangaroos is called – Mob, Troops
  21. A group of Goats is called – Trip
  22. A group of Hyenas is called – Clan
  23. A group of Kittens is called – Litter
  24. A group of Leopards is called – Leap
  25. A group of Owls is called – Parliament
  26. A group of Oxen is called – Team, Yoke
  27. A group of Puppies is called – Litter
  28. A group of Ships is called – Armada, Fleet, Flotilla
  29. A group of Snakes is called – Bed, Den, Nest, Pit
  30. A group of Sparrows is called – Host, Flight
  31. A group of Whales is called – Pods
  32. A group of Wolves is called –Pack
  33. A group of Zebras is called – Herd
  34. A group of Antelopes is called – Herd
  35. A group of beavers is called –  Colony, Lodge
Animal Group Name

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Harms of plastic material

Plastics are a part of our daily life but that does not mean it is safe or healthy for us. Plastic production has many negative health and environmental effects. Polythene or plastic bags are thrown out they mixed with debris and shattered into various streets, parks, and beaches, which cause problems for every kind of living being. On the other hand, if the plastic is burned then they disseminate toxic fumes and hazardous gases onto the air, which causes air pollution. check out plastic pollution facts and the harms of plastic.

Plastic Pollution Facts

plastic pollution facts

Plastic is part of major pollutions like ocean pollution, soil pollution, air pollution.

One-third of the litter on beaches is plastic.

8.3 billion tons of plastic garbage has been produced worldwide, since 1950.

Only 10 rivers carried 90% of plastic garbage in the ocean. 8 of them belong from the Asia region and 2 from Africa.

Every year 1 million animals and seabirds are died because of plastic.

In the last 50 years, plastic production doubled which means plastic garbage is also doubled.

We use 50% of plastic, just for one time, and throw it after.

 12 minutes is the average time that a plastic bag is used.

In One minute, 2 million plastic bags are used worldwide.

In one minute, 1 million plastic bottles are used worldwide.

Every year, an average person eats 70,000 microplastic.

Every year we produce enough plastic garbage that can circle the earth four times.

Plastic usually takes 700-1000 years to decompose naturally.

In Some countries plastic bags are illegal.

Harms of plastic

plastic pollution facts

The common chemical used in everyday products such as plastic drink containers and baby bottles, create health problems.

Plastic affects differently on every human being, on some, it causes problems like migraine, dizziness, acute skin irritation.

Water bottles have very low doses of bisphenol, which causes cancers, impaired immune function, early onset of puberty, obesity, diabetes, and hyperactivity.

Packing of many foods like fish, meat, cheeses, peanuts contains plastic, can cause eyes irritation, nose or throat problems.

The Wildlife and sealife also got disturbed with plastic. whales, dolphins, seals, and turtles die due to plastic bags. Some wild animal dies after eating plastic from the garbage.

plastic pollution facts

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