White Peacock

The White Peacock, often thought to be an albino version of the common peafowl, is actually a variety of Peacock all its own.  Unlike the colored peafowl both the male, peacock, and the female, peahen, look similar. Both male and female are pure white. With white peacocks it can be difficult to distinguish between the sexes until the peafowl reach the age of two.

White peacock

The white gene in peacocks is a dominant gene and two white peafowl with produce all white young, peachicks. Within the white peacock species there can be a slight variations and a very subtle hue of color in the shades of green, yellow, brown, and blue.

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