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Odd Pheasant Behaviour

Discussion in 'Pheasants and Partridge (Chukar)' started by NIKKINOKKINOO, Sep 25, 2014.



    Sep 25, 2014
    I have had a group of pheasants move into my garden. They spend the day walking along the length of my garden by the hedge. Stand still for a while and then walk back down to the bottom of the garden and stay there for a rest before repeating the whole process. and sit there for a while.

    There are currently 14 pheasant only 3 of which are female.

    Is this normal behaviour for pheasants?
  2. dc3085

    dc3085 Chillin' With My Peeps

    If you live in the US they're most likely release birds from a shooting preserve. If that's the case they are basically cage raised birds and would be very likely to act odd/stupid.

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