CLOSED: ID this bird

Valparaiso, IN

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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Northumberland, United Kingdom(Zone 9a)

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


Valparaiso, IN

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)

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

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