I've had 2 peacock encounters, although the first one was aural only. I was waiting at a bus stop outside a hotel in ruralish England and heard this horrible sound from, I thought, a nearby field. It turned out to be peacock at an estate down the road. The second one was brilliant technicolor. Another bus stop...well, comfort station for tourist buses...somewhere around Thermopylae. I walked around the outside of the building to stretch my legs and there were 2 peacocks and 2 peahens in an enclosure. Random! One of the peacocks flared his tail for me so I got a great photo.