Story: Game birds

Dead cock pheasant

Dead cock pheasant

The spectacular plumage of the cock pheasant stands out against this grass background, but camouflages well in thick scrub and brush.

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Neil Deans, 'Game birds - Hunting', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/16717/dead-cock-pheasant (accessed 17 July 2019)

Story by Neil Deans, published 24 Nov 2008, reviewed & revised 29 Apr 2015