Fwd: Type of Bird

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Subject: Fwd: Type of Bird
From: Philip Veerman <>
Date: Sat, 17 Jun 2023 01:01:23 +0000

I can't tell if it is a juvenile. Could be an adult female but it is a
pheasant. Someone nearby presumably keeps pheasants and this one has got
away. I think the common species are Silver Pheasant, Lady Amherst Pheasant,
Reeves's Pheasant and Golden Pheasant. I don't know these well enough to
guess. So presumably one of these or another I have forgotten. It could also
be a hybrid involving these or another species.


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What bird is this? It's a juvenile, but what species?
Please reply to Jenny if you can help with identification.

Margaret Robertson

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