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Phasianus colchicus (Ring-necked Pheasant)

This a European import that has become endemic - Ring Tailed Pheasant. Apparently they are good to eat but this one is almost a pet.


Camera: Nikon D2x
Date: Tuesday, November 21st, 2006 at 6:01 PM
Exposure: 1/320 sec at f2.8
ISO: 100 asa
Lens: 80-200mm f/2.8D ED-IF AF-S Zoom-Nikkor at 200mm
(equivalent field of view of a 300mm lens on a 35mm camera)
With cropping (you see 56% of the image as shot), this lens is effectively a 400mm lens on a 35mm camera
Scientific Name: species related to Phasianus colchicus (Ring-necked Pheasant)
Tag: bird, New Zealand, invasive
Larger image: 1999 x 1328
Raw image: 3216 x 2136

John Harvey Photo > Trips out of the Country > New Zealand > Ring Tailed Pheasant

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