The difference?

Discussion in 'Pheasants and Partridge (Chukar)' started by konopswj, Oct 14, 2011.

  1. konopswj

    konopswj Out Of The Brooder

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    Can someone please explain the differences between golden and red golden pheasant? What I research online is showing me what looks like the same bird.

    Thanks in advance,
    Walter
     
  2. peepsnbunnies

    peepsnbunnies Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 31, 2007
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    Yeah, I see what you mean. Looks like Red Golden and Golden mean the same bird. Google pics of Yellow Golden and it will show the yellow version. They are all lovely birds!!
     
  3. centurion90

    centurion90 Out Of The Brooder

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    Golden pheasant is the name of the species, but since a number of color morphs have been produced, the normal(wild) form is called the red golden pheasant.
     
  4. flyingmonkeypoop

    flyingmonkeypoop Overrun With Chickens

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    Golden is the type of pheasant but since there are so many color varieties of the golden and because alot of new folks start with it they tend to call it red golden.
     
  5. konopswj

    konopswj Out Of The Brooder

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    Thanks everyone. That's what I was beginning to think, but wanted some clarification. I appreciate the help!
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