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Swinhoe's Pheasant (M)


Swinhoe's Pheasant (M)
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Copyright: Ang Hwee Yong (Meerkat) Silver Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 20 W: 0 N: 896] (5258)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2013-12-20
Categories: Birds
Camera: Nikon D300, AF-S NIKKOR 500mm f/4G ED VR
Exposure: f/4, 1/200 seconds
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Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2014-02-19 23:58
Viewed: 1624
Points: 2
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Swinhoe's Pheasant

Identification
Glossy bluish-purple chest, belly and rump
Brown shoulder
Red facial wattles
White tail feathers, back of the neck and crest
The female is barred dark brown barred

Habitat
Montane forests.

Behaviour
Diet
The diet includes seeds, fruits, insects and other animal matter.

Breeding
The 2-6 eggs are incubated for 25-28 days. The young can leave the nest from 2-3 days.

Distribution
Endemic to central Taiwan.


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Hi Ang!
Great shot of this beautiful Pheasant. It looks very similar to Kalij Pheasant that is found here in Pakistan. Very good sharpness and good details. Nice blurry BG too. Thanks for sharing,
Best Regards,
AKBAR

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