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Ring Necked Phesant

Phasianus colchicus

Description:

This male allowed me to get up close enough for eye contact

Notes:

The Ring-necked Pheasant was introduced into North America from Asia and is established over much of the continent, especially in agricultural lands. It is a distinctive and colorful species and is a popular game bird.

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4 Comments

Wild Things
Wild Things 8 years ago

Nice picture.

Leuba Ridgway
Leuba Ridgway 8 years ago

why would anyone want to hunt this beauty (unless desperate) ?. A great photo too !

GregMasteller
GregMasteller 8 years ago

Thanks Alice.

alicelongmartin
alicelongmartin 8 years ago

Hooray! Finally a Pheasant! Great picture!

GregMasteller
Spotted by
GregMasteller

Ohio, USA

Spotted on Nov 3, 2011
Submitted on Nov 3, 2011

Spotted for Mission

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