Female Golden Pheasant chirping/singing - why?

Discussion in 'Pheasants and Partridge (Chukar)' started by adshea, Jan 22, 2013.

  1. adshea

    adshea Out Of The Brooder

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    Hello everyone,

    I have 2 female golden pheasants and lately (as in, in the last few days) one of them has started being very vocal. They are usually pretty much silent, however now she's doing a 'chirp chirp PEEEPPP' sort of call. Almost like singing. It's just past the middle of summer here in NZ, does anyone have any idea why she is doing that?

    Looking forward to any advice or anecdotes!

    Anna
     
  2. aldren90

    aldren90 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    They do that just like any other bird. All creatures have some sort of communication and that is theirs. Only be worried when they start screeching that means a boy! ;)
     
  3. adshea

    adshea Out Of The Brooder

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    Haha, tell me about it. We have a male and had no idea about the mating calls! Woke us from October through December every morning at 5am :D
     
  4. aldren90

    aldren90 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yeah that's why my birds are a distance away from my house as well as my barking livestock dogs!!! :rolleyes:
     

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