The Peafowl is a sacred bird to Hindus, who believe the eyespot feathers on its tail symbolise the eyes of the Gods. Also celebrated in Greek mythology, the species has been the national bird of India since 1963.
Fota Wildlife Park, a project of the Zoological Society of Ireland, is a company limited by guarantee not having a share capital and has a charitable status. The registered office of the company is located at Fota Wildlife Park, Carrigtwohill, Co. Cork | Company Registration in Ireland No. 96949