Common pheasant


Common name: Common pheasant

Scientific name: Phasianus colchicus

Class: Aves

Order: Galliformes

Family: Phasianidae

Nutrition cereali, semi, germogli , frutti di bosco, insetti.

Features: The male specimen is larger than the female and has multi-coloured plumage; in the female, it is brown greyish. The tail is present in both genders but is much more pronounced in the male. 

Curiosity: The species is native to Asia but had been introduced to Europe since ancient times.

Asia, Europe, North America, New Zealand, Australia
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