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Green Pheasant Phasianus versicolor


Category E

Native Range

Asia. The species is resident and restricted to the island of Japan from Honshu southwards to Kyushu

British Occurence

Not widely kept in Britain or Europe and not being sold during a search in 2017. A bird apparantly of this species was seen and photographed at Blacktoft Sands in 2006 and in 2010 a bird that had been present for two years seemingly in County Cork, Ireland was joined by a second bird.

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