Four peahens and a peacock were found dead on the border of the fields in Merwada village near Shyamlaji in Sabarkantha district on Tuesday.

Two peahens were also found struggling for life and were shifted to a veterinary clinic in Shyamlaji, officials said. According to range forest officer P K Desai, two birds, including the peacock, were found in the well, while carcasses of three peahens were found in the field.