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25 Most Common Types of Pheasant: You Must Know As Game Birds

The pheasants are one of the oldest and most famous game birds. The birds originated in Asia and are found almost all over the world. The pheasants are renowned for their beautiful plumage and bright colors. The roosters are more beautiful than the hens. There are almost 49 types of pheasant species found throughout the world.

Most Common Types of Pheasant


Many people think that pheasants are game birds or wild birds, but they can be excellent pet birds. Their beautiful colors, immaculate plumage, flying capability, and showing different displays of capacity attract bird lovers. The birds have originated in Asia but are found worldwide as pet birds. They are common hunting birds. I shall show you the most common types of pheasant in my article.

Most Common Types of Peasant

1. Kalij Pheasant


The scientific name of Kalij Pheasant is Lophura leukomelanos. The size of the male bird is 65 cm, and the female is 60 cm. The habitat of pheasants is forest undergrowth, vicinity of the hillside, and terraced cultivation. 

Kalij Pheasant

2. Cheer Pheasant


Cheer Pheasant

3. Ring-Necked Pheasant


Ring-Necked Pheasant

4. Types of Pheasant: MRS Hume’s Pheasant


MRS Hume's Pheasant

5. Golden Pheasant


Golden Pheasant

6. Grey Peacock Pheasant


Grey Peacock Pheasant

7. Common Pheasant


Common Pheasant

8. Silver Pheasant


Silver Pheasant

9. Lady Amherst’s Pheasant


Lady Amherst's Pheasant

10. Reeves Pheasant


Reeves Pheasant

11. Mikado Pheasant


Mikado Pheasant

12. Black Pheasant


Black Pheasant

13. Himalayan Monal Pheasant


Himalayan Monal Pheasant

14. Types of Pheasant: Elliot’s Pheasant


Elliot's Pheasant

15. Blue-eared Pheasant


Blue-eared Pheasant

16. Siamese Pheasant


Siamese Pheasant

17. Copper Pheasant


Types of Pheasant Copper Pheasant

18. Brown-eared Pheasant


Brown-eared Pheasant

19. Bornean Peacock Pheasant


Bornean Peacock Pheasant

20. Temminck’s Tragopans 


Temminck's Tragopa Pheasant

21. Vieillot’s Pheasant


Vieillot's Pheasant

22. Bulwer’s Pheasant


Bulwer's Pheasant

23. Argus Pheasant


Argus Pheasant

24. Crested Argus Pheasant


Crested Argus Pheasant

25. Edwards Pheasant


Edwards Pheasant

Concluding Remarks on Types of Pheasant


Pheasants are world-famous game birds. The birds are also excellent pet birds. Pheasants will increase the beauty of your garden and house. The birds give a lot of pleasure to kids and children. Pheasants can also rear as companion birds. The birds will be your best companion in your personal collection. Thank you for your patience in reading. 

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