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Golden pheasant

Chrysolophus pictus


The golden pheasant or Chinese pheasant, (Chrysolophus pictus) is a gamebird of the order Galliformes (gallinaceous birds) and the family Phasianidae (pheasants). It is native to forests in mountainous areas of western China, but feral populations have been established in the United Kingdom and elsewhere. In England they may be found in East Anglia in the dense forest landscape of the Breckland.


Found inside the "Biosphere Potsdam"

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Potsdam, Brandenburg, Germany

Spotted on Nov 12, 2014
Submitted on Jul 30, 2015

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