COLIN VARNDELL / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY COLIN VARNDELL / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY
Male common pheasant (Phasianus colchicus) in breeding plumage. This gamebird inhabits woodland, scrub, farmland and marshes, feeding on vegetation, grains, berries and insects. Native to parts of Asia and continental Europe, it is now found throughout Britain, North America and Australasia. Photographed in Dorset, UK, in February.
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