If he cannot command the attention of a peahen, he will not bequeath any little peafowl to the next generation.
Accordingly, the purpose of this ordinance is to regulate peafowl consistent with the regulation of chickens.
They roost in the trees in the park at night and gather in groups during the day for one of their peafowl parties.
British Dictionary definitions for peafowl
noun (pl) -fowls, -fowl
either of two large pheasants, Pavo cristatus (blue peafowl) of India and Ceylon and P. muticus (green peafowl) of SE Asia. The males (peacocks) have a characteristic bright plumage See peacock (sense 1)
a rare closely related African species, Afropavo congensis (Congo peafowl), both sexes of which are brightly coloured