Pheasants are large, long-tailed gamebirds. The males have rich chestnut, golden-brown and black markings on their bodies and tails, with a dark green head and red face wattling. Females are mottled with paler brown and black.

Interesting Facts
1) Pheasants can fly, however they prefer to stay on the ground, but they can and do fly short distances.
2) Pheasants in captivity can live up to 18 years, in the wild only 1- 3 years.
3) There are more than 30 species of pheasant in the world.
4) When most of the female and male birds look alike, peasants have dramatically different appearance. Males are usually have bright colours on them when female all brown.
5) A pheasant can be difficult to hunt because pheasants as a whole are known to have excellent eyesight as well as great hearing.
6) Pheasants are not migratory birds. They stay in their roosts during the cold weather. Pheasants are able to survive without food couple of days.
7) Pheasants legs are very strong and powerful with only 4 toes on each legs, allowing them to run super-fast. Their speed can reach up to 10 miles per hour.
8) Pheasants are real survivors eating both plants and animals, from seeds and grains to insects and small reptiles.
9) A male pheasant is called a rooster, while a female pheasant is called hen.
10) Pheasants unlike chickens, can lay anywhere between 8 to 12 eggs, while chicken lay only 1 or very rarely 2.