golden pheasant

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Synonyms for golden pheasant

brightly colored crested pheasant of mountains of western and central Asia

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I was a student working in a private aviary in Charlcot and it was one of the worst experiences of my life because I had a civil war with one of the birds there, a particularly nasty Chinese pheasant which took it upon itself to attack me every morning I entered the cage.
Worst Job: As a student working in a private aviary and having a civil war with a Chinese pheasant.
We knew Chinese pheasants weren't indigenous, yet one flew regularly into our yard--we called him "Irie" because of his stunning iridescence--for a noisy and preening visit.
Birds have contributed the maximum numbers to the zoo's population with Chinese pheasants -golden,silver,black and ring- necked varieties -together producing a brood of over 30.
A preventive approach might place new restrictions on the exotic pet trade and put an end to introductions of game animals such as sika deer and Chinese pheasants.
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