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Taxidermy, Ringneck-type Common Pheasant cock, in a standing position with wings folded and head turned to the right, mounted on a piece of wood. The head is dark glossy bottle green with a small crest and distinctive red facial wattles, with a white neck-band. The body plumage is bright gold and rich orange, barred with brown, with green, purple and white markings. The pheasant has a long brown tail with dark streaks. Distinguishing features include the long, dark purplish legs.

The pheasant was donated to the Nelson Provincial Museum by the Cawthron Institute in the early 1980s.
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0 - Whole = Height x Width x Depth (mm) = 400 x 150 x 740mm
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