Utah Bird Profile
 Ring-necked Pheasant - Phasianus colchicus

Name Roots: (L. phasianus, "pheasant" [from the river Phasis in Cholchis] - ML. Colchis, [ancient region in asia])

In Utah:

Article by Lynn Garner

characteristic behaviors:
Nests on the ground in a scrape nest. This species is not a cowbird host. During the breeding season, this species is an omnivore: ground forager. During the non-breeding seasons this species is a herbivore: ground forager.
Habitat: Breeds in Utah in agriculture and grassland habitats.

by John Crawley

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