Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Pheasants and Partridges :: Green Pheasant

Green Pheasant Phasianus versicolor

Described by: Vieillot (1825)
Alternate common name(s): Japanese Pheasant, Blue Pheasant, Japanese Blue Pheasant, Northern Green Pheasant, Southern Green Pheasant, Pacific Green Pheasant
Old scientific name(s): None known by website authors


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C. and s. Japan;
(1) Sw. Honshu, Kyushu, and Shikoku.
(2) Ec. Honshu (Izu and Miura Peninsulas), Seven Islands of Izu (Oshima and Niijima), and is. off s. Kyushu (Goto, Tanega-shima, Yaku-shima).
(3) N. and c. Honshu and Sado Is.
Introduced to Hawaii.


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Clements, James F. Birds of the World: A Checklist. Vista, CA: Ibis Publishing Company, 2000.


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