Feathery Facts About Peacocks
THERE ARE ALL WHITE PEAFOWL
Thanks to selective breeding, its common for captivepeafowl to buck the iridescent trend for all white feathers. This is calledleucism,and its due to a genetic mutation that causes loss of pigmentation. These peafowl are often mistaken for being albino, but instead of having red eyes, animals with leucism retain their normal eye color.