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The Golden Pheasant


The Golden Pheasant
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Copyright: Biswarup Satpati (Biswarup) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 243 W: 0 N: 868] (8282)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2014-05-26
Categories: Birds
Exposure: f/5.8, 1/100 seconds
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Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2014-06-01 2:27
Viewed: 1033
Points: 8
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
The Golden Pheasant or "Chinese Pheasant", (Chrysolophus pictus) is a gamebird of the order Galliformes (gallinaceous birds) and the family Phasianidae. It is native to forests in mountainous areas of western China, but feral populations have been established in the United Kingdom and elsewhere. In England they may be found in East Anglia in the dense forest landscape of the Breckland.

The adult male is 90–105 cm in length, its tail accounting for two-thirds of the total length. It is unmistakable with its golden crest and rump and bright red body. The deep orange "cape" can be spread in display, appearing as an alternating black and orange fan that covers all of the face except its bright yellow eye with a pinpoint black pupil.

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  • PeterZ Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 5137 W: 166 N: 13121] (49139)
  • [2014-06-01 4:59]

Hello Biswarup,
Excellent portrait in good sharpness and beautiful natural colours. Nice choice of composition.
Regards,
Peter

Beautiful image............

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  • lousat Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 6595 W: 89 N: 15659] (65489)
  • [2014-06-01 13:40]

Hi Biswarup,another colorful beauty in your gallery,an excellent close up with good detail and very bright colors,i like it! Have a nice week and thanks,Luciano

Bonsoir Biswarup,
Agréable valorisation du sujet.
A bientôt sur TN pour de nouvelles aventures.
Gérard

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