Classification
Kingdom - Animalia
Phylum - Chordata
Class - Aves
Order - Galliformes
Family - Phasianidae
Genus - Phasianus

Pheasants

Ratings

Pheasants are best known for the brightly coloured feathers.
Scientific Info
Scientific Name - Phasianus Colchicus
Type - Bird
Diet - Omnivore
Size - 53cm - 84cm (21in - 33in)
Weight - 0.9kg - 1.5kg (1.9lbs - 3.3lbs)
Top Speed - 30km/h (18mph)
Life Span - 7 - 10 years
Lifestyle - Solitary
Conservation Status - Least Concern
Appearance
Colour - Brown, Black, Tan, Yellow, Orange, Red, Green
Skin Type - Feathers
Favourite Food - Insects
Habitat - Grasslands, fields and wetlands
Average Clutch Size - 10
Main Prey - Insects, Berries, Seeds
Predators - Fox, Dog, Human
Distinctive Features - Brightly coloured feathers and long tail of the male

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