Ring-necked Pheasant

Phasianus colchicus

Order

GALLIFORMES

Family

Partridges, Grouse, Turkeys, Old World Quail (Phasianidae)

Code 4

RNEP

Code 6

PHACOL

ITIS

HEAD

Ring-necked Pheasant Head Illustration
  • Bill Shape: Curved (up or down)
  • Eye Color: Yellow brown, red-brown to orange-yellow.
  • Head pattern: Crested or plumed, Unique pattern
  • Crown Color: Green
  • Forehead Color: Iridescent green with red face wattles.
  • Nape Color: Iridescent green
  • Throat Color: Iridescent green, with white neck ring.
  • Cere color: No Data

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BODY

Ring-necked Pheasant Body Illustration
  • Length Range: 53-91 cm (21-36 in)
  • Weight: 1989 g (70.19 oz)
  • Size: Large (16 - 32 in)
  • Color Primary: Brown, Sheen or Iridescence
  • Underparts: Brown
  • Upperparts: Metallic brown
  • Back Pattern: Scaled or scalloped
  • Belly Pattern: Scaled or scalloped
  • Breast Pattern: Scaled or scalloped

FLIGHT

Ring-Necked Pheasant Male Flight Illustration
  • Flight Pattern: Swift direct flight with strong wing beats.
  • Wingspan Range: 76-81 cm (30-32 in)
  • Wing Shape: Rounded-Wings
  • Tail shape: Pointed Tail
  • Tail Pattern: Barred
  • Upper Tail: Red-brown and black barred.
  • Under Tail: Red-brown and black barred.
  • Leg Color: Gray
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