Pheasant    Male
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Taken at Culter Glen on 13th April 2017 using Nikon D5200 with Sigma 600 mm zoom lens.




 


Female
Taken at Leighton Moss on 3rd July 2015 using Nikon D5200
with Sigma 150-500 mm zoom lens.
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Male at close quarters.
Taken at Culter Glen on 13th April 2017 using Nikon D5200 with Sigma 600 mm zoom lens.
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Pheasant.
Species:
Order:
Family:
Local Names:
Phasianus colchicus.
Galliformes.
Phasianidae.

Site Of Nest:
Food:
Plumage:


Length:

Breeding Period:
Eggs:
A shallow depression in the ground under a hedge or in grass.
Seeds, berries, insects, worms, grass and fruit.
The head, small ear tufts and neck are green, the throat and cheeks are a shiny purple. The face and wattle are red. The tail is paler and has broad barring. The female Pheasant is buff coloured with dark brown markings.
Male:76-89 cm. Almost 50 cm of which is tail.
Female:53-63 cm. Almost 20 cm of which is tail.

April. Clutches:1
7 to 15 Smooth, Dull Olive Brown


Voice:
Pheasant Fight at Baron's Haugh Nature Reserve.