ST9029 : Pheasant (Phasianus colchicus)

taken 10 years ago, near to Newtown, Wiltshire, Great Britain

Pheasant (Phasianus colchicus)
Pheasant (Phasianus colchicus)
Although this colourful and handsome bird is Britain's most widespread game bird, it is not a native. The pheasant's native home is in Asia, from the Caucasus eastwards to China. Its eating qualities were appreciated as long ago as the Middle Ages when it was first introduced.
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Date Taken
Tuesday, 10 March, 2009   (more nearby)
Friday, 13 March, 2009
Birds > Birds   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! ST 905 299 [100m precision]
WGS84: 51:4.1011N 2:8.1832W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! ST 905 299
View Direction
Northwest (about 315 degrees)
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