Monday, June 18, 2018

COMMON PHEASANT

Photographed on King Island, June 2018
(* 264)               PHEASANT                Phasianus colchicus 

AUSTRALIA                  751

Also known as Ring-necked Pheasant. Introduced by Europeans, now found on King Island in Bass Strait and on Rottnest Island, WA.  Found in open scrubland, vegetated sand dunes, riverbanks and agricultural land with plenty of cover.



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