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UNIQUE PHEASANTS "MOUNTED"

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A black and ringneck mix and a buff colored rooster.

Dan

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Love the black one, I've seen some dark ones out west but never that black!

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Its hard to tell from the pics but the "buff" one doesn't appear to have any spurs. Is that a correct observation?

Definitely interesting mounts.

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Its hard to tell from the pics but the "buff" one doesn't appear to have any spurs. Is that a correct observation?

Definitely interesting mounts.

Correct, no spurs on the buff bird. The legs, wings, back feathers and tail seem to be of a hen. The head is some what rooster and it had a sick cackle.

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Could the darker one be a Szechuan (SP?) Pheasant? I know they're a little darker, but also smaller.

Cool looking birds.

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Cool birds. I had one by my farm for a while that was jet black whith a white ring anyone know what that one would be. I assumed it escaped from someones farm or something.

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I heard there is only one way to shoot unique pheasants. Unique up on them. I'm sorry but I couldn't pass that up.

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I also heard that is a way to shoot a tame pheasant. Tame way.

Been around my kids too much this week.

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My buddy shot one like this 2 years ago and got it mounted. the taxidermist I believe called it a Mongolian Pheasant.

Nice mounts

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crawler harness, I think the bird you and LEP7MM are referring to is more on the line of a Melanistic Mutant Pheasant crossed with a Chinese Ringneck Pheasant.

The Melanistic Mutant Pheasant seems to have alot less brown in it. That is why I question the cross of the two birds.

When the buff colored bird got up in front of us I yelled hen and when it got out to about 30 yards it cackled so I dropped it. I think that bird could not decide if it was going to be a hen or a rooster.

Just to clarify, both birds were shot in the wild.

Dan

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Cool mounts!

That black one looks alot like a Bohemian Blackneck. Another pic of one is available on the strombergchickens site. A member of my party shot one a couple of years back. It even had a band around it's leg. I called in the band, and the bird was released something like 7 miles away. If I would have shot it, it would have been mounted also.

Now that buff colored bird just looks wrong. crazy

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Is that weird looking bird a "Buff Pheasant." I just googled it, and they look similar.

Huntmup, were these birds shot near a hunting preserve, or some other shooting club where they may have released these birds, and then had them wonder over to you?

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me and my dad raise pheasants and other game birds. ill try and get a picture up of a really dark one we have tonnight

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