Copper Pheasants

About Copper PheasantsAbout Copper Pheasants

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Copper Pheasants, also known as the Soemmerring’s Pheasants, are indigenous to the mountain forests and hills of the Shikoku, Honshu, and Kyushu islands of Japan.

They are large pheasants that can measure an average of 53 inches in length. Male Copper Pheasants have beautiful copper-colored chestnut plumage. They also have red facial skin, yellow bills, and brown iris.

Only the males of this species have spurs on their legs. Female Copper Pheasants usually have brown plumage with a buff dark-brown lower section and a grayish-brown upper section.