Peacocking around at St. John the Divine

This handsome peacock didn’t feel like showing off his plumage tonight, but that’s okay. He was gracious enough to share the bench with us later.

There used to be several peacocks on the Cathedral grounds at 112th and Amsterdam Avenue. Anyone know what happened to them? Hopefully they weren’t snatched as pets or didn’t become part of an exotic dinner.

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5 Responses to “Peacocking around at St. John the Divine”

  1. William UWS Says:

    I haven’t been there in a few weeks, but near the back you’ll find at least two other peacocks – the white one tends to hang out in front while the other two stay towards the rear.

  2. wildnewyork Says:

    I was just there last weekend and still only saw the white peacock. I hope the other two really are still there because they’re quite beautiful.

  3. saundra Says:

    yes, the blue one is still there. he was there today.

  4. Out Walking the Dog Says:

    There are two regular colorful peacocks and one white one, all still there as of mid-summer 2011. I’ve written quite a bit about them on my blog (and have some great shots of the white one displaying). Search “peacock”. I’ll be posting again soon.

  5. The pretty peafowl on a Madison Avenue building | Ephemeral New York Says:

    […] then there are the real peafowl—peacocks roaming around the grounds of the Cathedral of St. John the Divine on West 112th […]

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