Mor Gaon, Peacock village, peacock breeding centre in Bihar : Madhopur-Gobind village in champaran


Madhopur-Gobind village in Bihar popularly known as Mor gaon or peacock village in Bihar is being developed into peacock breeding centre by Bihar government. Mor gaon in Bihar is located in East Champaran district. How to reach mor gaon in Bihar?

Madhopur-Gobind village in Bihar is located in East Champaran district of Bihar. It is famous as Mor gaon in Bihar and in nearby villages. Mor gaon means peacock village in Hindi. This name is apt because this peacock village in Bihar is home to around 500 peacocks.

Mor Gaon, Peacock village, peacock breeding centre in Bihar : Madhopur-Gobind village in champaran district


mor gaon bihar photoThere is recent news that Bihar government is planning to set up a peacock breeding centre in Bihar, here at Madhopur-Gobind village. Peacock which the national bird of India is common sight here. You can spot 10s of peacocks in any part of this village, which is not a common sight anywhere else in India. So it will a very good decision of Bihar government, if this decision to set up peacock breeding centre is materialised.

This peacock village of Bihar already gets many visitors from nearby villages to spot the peacocks. But if this plan is implemented, this village will be popular all over Bihar and India and people from all over Bihar and India will visit this beautiful village. Bihar Government is planning to use the vacant land of water resources department for establishing a peacock breeding center. Some work needs to be done for this project. The work includes
  • Creating a fence
  • Digging of a pond
  • Plantation of saplings around the pond for peacocks to hatch their eggs there.

  • The story of how so many peacocks came into this village is also interesting. In 1950, Chandrika Singh brought a couple of peacocks in this village. Since then, generations of peacocks have passed and this village is now home to about 500 peacocks. There is restrictions against their domestication. The villagers have jointly provided a number of shelters for these peacocks and have even dug a pond in this village for them. They have also taken the responsibility of protecting the birds from animals and poachers.


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