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Durand-Eastman Park
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Galliformes > Phasianidae

Ring-necked Pheasant

Phasianus colchicus

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Exceptionally long, pointed tail sets pheasant apart from other chicken-like birds. Males beautifully patterned in orange, gold, and gray. Red facial skin and white ring around neck obvious on male. Females duller buffy-brown. Inhabits fields, hedgerows, and brushy areas. Introduced to many areas from Eurasia.

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