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Golden Pheasant

An ornamental bird introduced in to parks and gardens and now feral in some areas 

Photograph by: 
Tony Furnell

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Common Name Golden Pheasant
Scientific Name Chrysolophus pictus
Species Group Birds Game
Status Feral
Interest Level
1
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A golden and red coloured pheasant

Identification Notes

 

  • This is a feral species that has probably escaped from a collection

  • It is only really only of interest for its curiosity value

  • However populations of these species need to be monitored to detect potential problems

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Notebook Distribution Map Sites List Some Charts Some Photographs Recent Records Guidance Notes

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