Common Pheasant

Phasianus colchicus - Faisan de Colchide

Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Galliformes

  • Family
    :

    Phasianidés

  • Genus
    :

    Phasianus

  • Species
    :

    colchicus

Descriptor

Linnaeus, 1758

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 53 à 89 cm
  • Wingspan
    : 70 à 90 cm.
  • Weight
    : 900 à 1050 g
Longevity

8 years

Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Common Pheasant (Phasianus colchicus) is a species of bird in the Phasianidae family.

Subspecific information 30 Subspecies

  • Phasianus colchicus septentrionalis (n Caucasus. s Russia.)
  • Phasianus colchicus colchicus (Transcaucasia. Georgia, Armenia, Azerbaijan.)
  • Phasianus colchicus talischensis (se Transcaucasia. Azerbaijan, nc Iran.)
  • Phasianus colchicus persicus (sw Turkmenistan, ne Iran)
  • Phasianus colchicus principalis (se Turkmenistan, nw Afghanistan)
  • Phasianus colchicus chrysomelas (n Turkmenistan, w Uzbekistan)
  • Phasianus colchicus zarudnyi (e Turkmenistan)
  • Phasianus colchicus bianchii (se Uzbekistan, sw Tajikistan, ne Afghanistan)
  • Phasianus colchicus zerafschanicus (s Uzbekistan)
  • Phasianus colchicus turcestanicus (s Kazakhstan)
  • Phasianus colchicus mongolicus (se Kazakhstan, n Kyrgyzstan)
  • Phasianus colchicus shawii (w China)
  • Phasianus colchicus tarimensis (Tarim Basin to Lop Nur. w China.)
  • Phasianus colchicus vlangalii (Qaidam Basin. wc China.)
  • Phasianus colchicus strauchi (ne Qinghai. c China.)
  • Phasianus colchicus sohokhotensis (e Gansu. c China.)
  • Phasianus colchicus satscheuensis (w Gansu. nc China.)
  • Phasianus colchicus hagenbecki (w Mongolia)
  • Phasianus colchicus edzinensis (sc Mongolia)
  • Phasianus colchicus alaschanicus (Ningxia. nc China.)
  • Phasianus colchicus kiangsuensis (ne China)
  • Phasianus colchicus karpowi (ne China to Korea)
  • Phasianus colchicus pallasi (se Siberia, ne China, ne Korea)
  • Phasianus colchicus suehschanensis (nw Sichuan, s Gansu. wc China.)
  • Phasianus colchicus elegans (w Sichuan to nw Yunnan. wc China. , ne Myanmar, e Tibet)
  • Phasianus colchicus decollatus (c China)
  • Phasianus colchicus rothschildi (se Yunnan. sc China. , nw Vietnam)
  • Phasianus colchicus takatsukasae (sw Guandong. s China. , ne Vietnam)
  • Phasianus colchicus torquatus (e China)
  • Phasianus colchicus formosanus (Taiwan)

Foreign names

  • Faisan de Colchide,
  • Faisán Vulgar,
  • Faisão,
  • Jagdfasan,
  • Fácán,
  • Fazant,
  • Fagiano comune,
  • Fasan,
  • Fasan,
  • bažant obyčajný,
  • bažant obecný,
  • Fasan,
  • fasaani,
  • faisà comú,
  • Fashani,
  • bażant (zwyczajny),
  • medību fazāns,
  • fazan,
  • Фазан,
  • コウライキジ,
  • 雉鸡,
  • 環頸雉,

Voice song and cries

Habitat

Forest : Temperate ; Shrubland : Temperate ; Artificial/Terrestrial : Arable Land

Geographic range

Illustration

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