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Angry male ring neck pheasant  Common Pheasant,Fall,Geotagged,India,Phasianus colchicus Click/tap to enlarge Country intro

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The Common Pheasant , is a bird in the pheasant family . It is native to Asia and has been widely introduced elsewhere as a game bird. In parts of its range, namely in places where none of its relatives occur such as in Europe , it is simply known as the "pheasant". Ring-necked Pheasant is both the name used for the species as a whole in North America and also the collective name for a number of subspecies and their intergrades which have white neck rings.

The word ''pheasant'' is derived.. more

Similar species: Chicken-like Birds
Species identified by WildFlower
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Uploaded Jan 4, 2014. Captured Dec 19, 2013 10:55 in National Highway 4, Anagodu, Karnataka 577556, India.
  • Canon EOS 550D
  • f/5.0
  • 1/197s
  • ISO640
  • 130mm