Lives in the fields around us but occasionally visits I call them the poor man's Peacock..
...Male Ring-Necked Pheasant (rooster), awesome pic highlighting his colors.
Pheasant (phasianus colchicus) - hundreds of them at Lake Vyrnwy - October 2010
Ring-necked or Common pheasant (Phasianus colchicus)
Harry Winston watch, with ring-necked pheasant feather dial, from the Premier Feathers collection
We used to see pheasants in the trees when I was a kid on the farm. Now we never see one at all.
Male pheasants fight for feeding grounds and females. Wildlife photographer Richard Peters who caught the feisty pair on camera on farm land in Hertfordshire said: I couldn't believe how vicious they were. Picture: Richard Peters / Rex Features