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Pheasant on Texel, Netherlands  Common Pheasant,Phasianus colchicus,Texel,The Netherlands Click/tap to enlarge

Pheasant on Texel, Netherlands

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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 Ernst
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Uploaded Apr 20, 2017. Captured Apr 2, 2017 08:13.
  • Canon EOS 7D
  • f/5.6
  • 1/166s
  • ISO100
  • 135mm