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Valparaiso, IN

November 3, 2012
9:57 AM

Post #9323619

a friend saw this in his yard in Michigan last night. about the size of a football. red eye rings, red talon. What is it? Is it young or adult? It let him approach it.

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United Kingdom
(Zone 9a)

November 3, 2012
1:51 PM

Post #9323737

Silver Pheasant, female. Escaped from a zoo (from southeast Asia originally).

Valparaiso, IN

November 3, 2012
2:35 PM

Post #9323768

thank you. don't know how it got in a neighborhood yard, unless they are pretty common now. wonder if he'll cook it for Thanksgiving.
Vancleave, MS
(Zone 8b)

November 3, 2012
4:11 PM

Post #9323839

lots of people raise exotic Pheasants in the states
see this website

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