This bird is the domesticated form of the helmeted guineafowl. The wild form is native in Africa, south of Sahara, the domestic form spread worldwide.
The white peafowl is one of the color variation of the blue peafowl. The peafowls with white color are not albinos, their eyes are not red, but also black.
It originates from South America, and it was settled in to he island of Puerto Rico as well.
It is widespread in Europe, Asia and in the Middle East. It can be found in different habitats, in forests, rocky areas alongside rivers where it can nest.
It is originating from the African territories and Southeast Iraq. It was introduced to several European countries.
It is endemic in Indonesia and East Timor as well as in Celebes and the neighboring islands.