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The term peafowl can refer to the two species of bird in the genus Pavo of the pheasant family, Phasianidae. The African Congo Peafowl is placed in its own genus Afropavo and is not dealt with here. Peafowl are best known for the male’s extravagant tail, which it displays as part of courtship. The male is called a peacock , the female a peahen , though it is common to hear the female also referred to as a peacock or female peacock. The female peafowl is brown or toned grey and brown.

The male (peacock) Indian Peafowl has iridescent blue-green or green coloured plumage. The so-called tail of the peacock, also termed the train, is not the tail quill feathers but highly elongated upper tail coverts. The train feathers have a series of eyes that are best seen when the tail is fanned. Both species have a crest atop the head.

The female (peahen) Indian Peafowl has a mixture of dull green, brown, and grey in her plumage. She lacks the long upper tail coverts of the male but has a crest. The female can also display her plumage to ward off female competition or danger to her young.

Many of the brilliant colours of the peacock plumage are due to an optical interference phenomenon (Bragg reflection) based on (nearly) periodic nanostructures found in the barbules (fiber-like components) of the feathers.

Different colours correspond to different length scales of the periodic structures. For brown feathers, a mixture of red and blue is required: one colour is created by the periodic structure, and the other is a created by a Fabry-Perot interference peak from reflections off the outermost and innermost boundaries of the periodic structure.

Such interference-based structural colour is especially important in producing the peacock’s iridescent hues (which shimmer and change with viewing angle), since interference effects depend upon the angle of light, unlike chemical pigments.

: Product Features :.
Poseable Poser figure (obj, cr2, png)
Tail and Open Wing props (obj, pp2, png)
Wing contains 11 morph targets: open-close, bowed up-down, forward-back, winkle. sideup, spread
Tail contains 6 morph targets: bowup/down/right/left, open-close,
Head contains 7 morph targets: beak open-close, lids open-close, tonge up-down, crest spread
Body ERC controls for:
1. NECK: twist, bend, side2side
2. LEGS: up-down
3. HAND: gripHand right & left
4. HEAD: openBeak, upTonge, side2side eyes, updown eyes, closed lids, bulged crest,
5. WINGS: open, up, down, back, forward, wrinkle, bowedup, boweddown, side, sideup, curved
6. TAIL: open, up, swing, bowedup, boweddown, turnedright, turnedleft
High resolution (3000×3000 pixel) body texture map
High resolution (3000×3000 pixel) wings texture map
TWO High resolution (3000×3000 pixel) tail texture maps
TWO High resolution (3000×3000 pixel) tail transparency maps
Medium resolution (1000×1000 pixel) tail texture map
Medium resolution (1000×1000 pixel) tail transparency map

For use in Poser 5 and above.


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