Colourful and extravagant, peacocks are indeed one of the most beautiful birds on earth. With over 200 colourful elongated feathers, peacocks, in spite of their big sizes, can fly. Yes, they are among the largest flying birds and can speed up to 16 km/h. Whoa! 

Check out these amazing pictures of peacocks in mid-flight:

Just look at the national bird go!

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Wings spread to show off its glorious feathers.

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And this stunning capture of an Albino peacock!

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They weigh between 8-13 pounds?

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And their tail feathers can extend more than five feet in length?

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And despite these odd proportions their flight is smooth and graceful.

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It is a beautiful sight

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A joy to behold, and a vision of beauty

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Those brilliant hues...

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and those shimmering feathers decorated with eyespots prove that...

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peacocks are indeed exquisite.

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So graceful.

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*sigh*

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Incredibly beautiful!

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Such a treat to the eyes!