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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 Ant Marriott
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Uploaded May 7, 2015. Captured May 11, 2012 23:55 in 1 Holme Head Cottages, Dunsop Bridge, Clitheroe, Lancashire BB7 3BD, UK.
  • Canon EOS 50D
  • f/8.0
  • 1/197s
  • ISO100
  • 150mm