Kōrero: Game birds

Upland game birds: cock pheasant (2 o 6)

Upland game birds: cock pheasant

Pheasants’ attractive plumage and tasty flesh make them popular with hunters. They are primarily found in the North Island, with smaller populations in Nelson and Canterbury.

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Photograph by Grahame Hopcraft

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Neil Deans, 'Game birds - Game birds in New Zealand', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/16705/upland-game-birds-cock-pheasant (accessed 28 July 2021)

He kōrero nā Neil Deans, i tāngia i te 24 Nov 2008, reviewed & revised 29 Apr 2015