A frame with many different species of birds.

Bird frame

A frame with many different species of birds.

"The Peacock-butterfly, <em>V. Io</em>, has the edges of the wings denticulated; above they are of a reddish-fawn, with a large eye-spot on each; those on the superior wings are red, encircled, with mingled black and yellow; those o nthe inferior ones are blue, with a black circle. It is a splendid European species, inhabiting woods, meadows, and gardens in October." &mdash; Goodrich, 1859

Peacock Butterfly

"The Peacock-butterfly, V. Io, has the edges of the wings denticulated; above they are of a…

A well-known colorful butterfly found in Europe and Asia.

Peacock Butterfly

A well-known colorful butterfly found in Europe and Asia.

This feather hat is an early 20th century design. It has a feather design that flares open like a peacock in the front of the hat.

Feather Hat

This feather hat is an early 20th century design. It has a feather design that flares open like a peacock…

Lyre-bird, an Australian bird, the male of which has the tail feathers arranged to look like a lyre.

Lyre bird

Lyre-bird, an Australian bird, the male of which has the tail feathers arranged to look like a lyre.

A decorative capital letter O with two peacock feathers in the background.

Capital Letter O

A decorative capital letter O with two peacock feathers in the background.

"A plume of feathers, generally those of the peacock, set upright, so as to form a crest. The Panache was almost always regarded as a crest."&mdash;Aveling, 1891

Panache

"A plume of feathers, generally those of the peacock, set upright, so as to form a crest. The Panache…

At the commencement of spring the male displays to the females all the splendor of his plumage; he struts, spreads his tail, and delights at the sight of his own figure, (Figuier, 1869).

Peacock

At the commencement of spring the male displays to the females all the splendor of his plumage; he struts,…

"The animal struts about, and, lifting its tail in the air, spreads it like a fan, and seems to be very foolishly proud of its beauty" (Hooker, 1886).

Peacock

"The animal struts about, and, lifting its tail in the air, spreads it like a fan, and seems to be very…

The peacock is in the pheasant family

Peacock

The peacock is in the pheasant family

The males of the peacock species are known for their magnificent plumage. For this reason they have been domesticated in Europe and Asia.

Peacock

The males of the peacock species are known for their magnificent plumage. For this reason they have…

The males of the peacock species are known for their magnificent plumage. For this reason they have been domesticated in Europe and Asia.

Peacock

The males of the peacock species are known for their magnificent plumage. For this reason they have…

A peacock on the terrace, with a girl feeding it.

Peacock

A peacock on the terrace, with a girl feeding it.

The male of a gallinaceous fowl, about the size of the turkey. The rump feathers are long and capable of being erected, and ech is marked with a black spot, around which brilliant metalic colors are arranged.

Peacock

The male of a gallinaceous fowl, about the size of the turkey. The rump feathers are long and capable…

A class of beautiful birds of the pheasant family, native to southeastern Asia. In the wild state peacocks are met with mostly while perching in trees, but they make their nests on the ground, where the peahen lays from twenty to thirty eggs in the early spring and may later be seen in company with a large brood of young, usually from ten to twenty.

Peacock

A class of beautiful birds of the pheasant family, native to southeastern Asia. In the wild state peacocks…

A peacock; pavo linnaeus

Peacock

A peacock; pavo linnaeus

An illustration of a peacock beneath a tree filled with smaller birds.

Peacock and Tree

An illustration of a peacock beneath a tree filled with smaller birds.

Lewis Warrington (3 November 1782 &ndash; 12 October 1851) was an officer in the United States Navy during the Barbary Wars and the War of 1812. He was awarded the Congressional Gold Medal.

Warrington Medal (back)

Lewis Warrington (3 November 1782 – 12 October 1851) was an officer in the United States Navy…

Lewis Warrington (3 November 1782 &ndash; 12 October 1851) was an officer in the United States Navy during the Barbary Wars and the War of 1812. He was awarded the Congressional Gold Medal.

Warrington Medal (front)

Lewis Warrington (3 November 1782 – 12 October 1851) was an officer in the United States Navy…