Why do they have the feathers? (3/7) List item Submitted to "Mind Blowing Facts About The Magnificent Peacocks" Approved by Kristina March 23, 2017, 2:53 pm 26 Views Share Tweet Pin Source Only male have the big feathers. When released, they will form a fan that is 2 meters long. This is used in order to attract females. Also, it is used to make the bird appear bigger and scare the potential enemy. MoreReport Item navigation Previous submission Next submission View full list Share Tweet Pin Written by Kristina Leave a Reply Cancel replyYou must be logged in to post a comment.