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Golden Pheasant

(Chrysolophus Pictus)

    The Golden Pheasant is and extremely popular species as an aviary bird. Coming from central China, the Golden has long been kept in aviaries by China who prize them for their beauty. A number of mutations have occurred of the Golden Pheasant, such as the Dark-Throat, the Salmon, and the Yellow Golden.


Status In Captivity: Very Numerous

Full Adult Plumage: Second Year

Egg Clutch Size: 6-12 Eggs

Incubation Period: 22 Days

Feeding Habits: Normal Pheasant Diet