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Green Pheasant Phasianus versicolor versicolor   - Adult male
Green Pheasant
Photographer : © David Fisher/Sunbird
Location :fields near mouth of Sendai River, Kumamoto Prefecture, Kyushu, Japan
Date : 27 February 2016
English synonyms:Japanese Pheasant, Japanese Green Pheasant, Common Pheasant
Bird Family :Phasianidae - Partridges, Chukar, Francolins, Quails, Spurfowl, Pheasants, Tragopans, Monals, Junglefowl, Arguses, Peafowl, Grouse, Ptarmigans & Capercaillies
Red Data Status :Least Concern
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Taxonomic Notes :Monotypic species endemic to Japan.
Sometimes considered conspecific with Common Pheasant Phasianus colchicus.
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