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Ring-necked pheasant

The Ring-necked pheasant (Phasianus colchicus), called common pheasant in Europe, is a medium-sized game bird in the family Phasianidae. It is regarded as the type genus of the Phasianidae family.

The ring-necked pheasant's native range is most of Eurasia, but populations have been introduced to other countries, most notably North America. It is the state bird of South Dakota.

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