Pheasant surprise

The semi-tame local pheasant whom I have named Philip landed on top of my bird table this afternoon. As far as I am aware, pheasants don't usually feature in bird-table identification guides.

Pheasant on my bird table
Philip the Pheasant (Phasianus colchicus).

By Richard Carter, FCD

Writer and photographer Richard Carter, FCD is the founder of the Friends of Charles Darwin. He lives in Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire.WebsiteFacebookTwitterNewsletterBooks

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