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Pheasent RSPB Leighton Moss,<br />
Lancashire,<br />
15/12/2014 Common Pheasant,Phasianus colchicus,Pheasant Click/tap to enlarge


RSPB Leighton Moss,

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  1. Nice! Do you know which species of pheasant this is? Posted 7 years ago

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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 3, 2015. Captured Dec 15, 2014 15:00.
  • Canon EOS 550D
  • f/5.6
  • 1/395s
  • ISO6400
  • 100mm