Lady Amherst’s pheasant in China in love


Lady Amherst's pheasants, male and female, on 1 April 2018

Still, like on the previous blog post, 1 April 2018, at the Lady Amherst’s pheasants‘ dance floor. As this photo shows, the adult male and the females danced on and off rocks, on and off the slope on the left.

Lady Amherst's pheasant, male, on 1 April 2018

See the beautiful orange feathers in the male’s tail.

Lady Amherst's pheasant, male's tail, on 1 April 2018

I cannot get enough of this beautiful bird, so, more photos.

Lady Amherst's pheasant, male, China, on 1 April 2018

The lifespan of these pheasants is 6-10 years in the wild; 15 years in zoos. Females lay 5-12 eggs, usually in May.

Lady Amherst's pheasant, male, in China, on 1 April 2018

Lady Amherst's pheasant, male bird, in China, on 1 April 2018

More about Lady Amherst’s pheasants and other wildlife is on its way. So, stay tuned!

5 thoughts on “Lady Amherst’s pheasant in China in love

  1. Pingback: Lady Amherst’s pheasants, other birds, squirrels in China | Dear Kitty. Some blog

  2. Lady amherst
    Males will they fight?
    Because I woke up and my one males eyes are swollen shut
    And hes not happy
    His head is swollen like hes been picked on.
    Could this be a Guinea hen? Male I have 5 Guineas

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    • Yes, male Lady Amherst pheasants will fight each other in the mating season, especially if they are confined in a small space with no way to avoid each other.

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