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Green Pheasant Hybrid | by NottsExMiner
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Green Pheasant Hybrid

Family

Partridges, quails, pheasants and allies (Phasianidae)

 

Overview

A large, long-tailed gamebird. They were introduced to the UK long ago and more recent introductions have brought in a variety of races and breeds for sport shooting.

 

Where to see them

Across most of the UK, apart from the far north and west of Scotland. Least common in upland and urban. Usually seen in the open countryside near woodland edges, copses and hedgerows.

 

When to see them

All year round

 

What they eat

Seeds, grain and shoots.

 

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Taken on October 22, 2010