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Common Pheasant
Phasianus colchicus Linnaeus, 1758
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Order:
  Galliformes
Family:
  Phasianidae
Genus:
  Phasianus

Scientific:
  Phasianus colchicus

Citation:
  Linnaeus, 1758

Reference:
  Syst.Nat.ed.10 p.158

Protonym:
  Phasianus colchicus

Avibase ID:
  2FA39DCD42F80BC9

Taxomic Serial Number:
TSN: 175905

Geographic range:

  • Phasianus colchicus colchicus: E Georgia to ne Azerbaijan, s Armenia and nw Iran. Pheasants representing a mixture of colchicus, torquatus, and other subspecies now are widely introduced around the world, including across Europe, on New Zealand, the Hawaiian Islands, and North America.
  • Phasianus colchicus septentrionalis: N Caucasus
  • Phasianus colchicus talischensis: SE Transcaucasia
  • Phasianus colchicus turcestanicus (turcestanicus): Kazakhstan (Valley of River Syrdar'ya)
  • Phasianus colchicus turcestanicus (bergii): Islands in Aral Sea
  • Phasianus colchicus persicus: SW Transcaspia
  • Phasianus colchicus zerafschanicus: S Uzbekistan (Bukhara and Zerafshan Valley)
  • Phasianus colchicus zarudnyi: Turkestan (valleys of central Amudar'ya)
  • Phasianus colchicus bianchii: Turkestan (Amudar'ya delta)
  • Phasianus colchicus torquatus: E China (Shandong) to Vietnam border. Pheasants representing a mixture of colchicus, torquatus, and other subspecies now are widely introduced around the world, including across Europe, on New Zealand, the Hawaiian Islands, and North America
  • Phasianus colchicus formosanus: Taiwan
  • Phasianus colchicus satscheuensis: N-central China (extreme w Gansu)
  • Phasianus colchicus vlangalii: N-central China (n Qinghai)
  • Phasianus colchicus alaschanicus: north central China, in the foothills of the Helan (Alashan) Mountains
  • Phasianus colchicus sohokhotensis: N-central China (Sohokhoto Oasis and Qilian Shan)
  • Phasianus colchicus pallasi: SE Siberia and ne China
  • Phasianus colchicus karpowi: NE China (s Manchuria and n Liaoning) to Korea
  • Phasianus colchicus kiangsuensis: NE China (n Shanxi and Shaanxi) to se Mongolia
  • Phasianus colchicus strauchi: Central China (s Shaanxi and s Gansu)
  • Phasianus colchicus suehschanensis: W-central China (nw Sichuan)
  • Phasianus colchicus elegans: W-central China (w Sichuan)
  • Phasianus colchicus decollatus: Central China (Sichuan to Liaoning, ne Yunnan and Guizhou)
  • Phasianus colchicus rothschildi: SW China (e Yunnan) and n Vietnam
  • Phasianus colchicus takatsukasae: S China and n Vietnam
  • Phasianus colchicus tarimensis: E-central Chinese Turkestan
  • Phasianus colchicus shawii: Chinese Turkestan
  • Phasianus colchicus mongolicus: NE Russian Turkestan
  • Phasianus colchicus edzinensis: S-central Mongolia
  • Phasianus colchicus hagenbecki: NW Mongolia
  • Phasianus colchicus principalis: S Russian Turkestan and n Afghanistan
  • Phasianus colchicus chrysomelas: Turkestan (upper River Amudar'ya)
  • Show more...
Source: Clements checklist

English:
  Common Pheasant
Czech:
  bažant obecný
German:
  Jagdfasan
Danish:
  Fasan
Spanish:
  Faisán Vulgar
Finnish:
  fasaani
French:
  Faisan de Colchide
Icelandic:
  Fashani
Italian:
  Fagiano comune
Japanese:
  kouraikiji
Japanese:
  コウライキジ
Dutch:
  Fazant
Norwegian:
  Fasan
Polish:
  bażant
Portuguese:
  Faisão
Portuguese (Brazil):
  Common Pheasant
Russian:
  Обыкновенный фазан
Slovak:
  bažant obyčajný
Swedish:
  fasan
Chinese:
  环颈雉


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
   Common Pheasant ( Phasianus colchicus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
   Common Pheasant ( Phasianus colchicus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
   Common Pheasant ( Phasianus colchicus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
   Common Pheasant ( Phasianus colchicus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
   Common Pheasant ( Phasianus colchicus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
   Common Pheasant ( Phasianus colchicus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
   Common Pheasant ( Phasianus colchicus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
   Common Pheasant ( Phasianus colchicus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 08 (Dec 2016):
   Common Pheasant ( Phasianus colchicus) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
   Faisan de Colchide ( Phasianus colchicus) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
   Faisan de Colchide ( Phasianus colchicus) [version 1]
Clements 1st edition:
   Ring-necked Pheasant ( Phasianus colchicus) [version 1]
Clements 3rd edition:
   Ring-necked Pheasant ( Phasianus colchicus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (as published):
   Ring-necked Pheasant ( Phasianus colchicus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
   Ring-necked Pheasant ( Phasianus colchicus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
   Ring-necked Pheasant ( Phasianus colchicus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
   Ring-necked Pheasant ( Phasianus colchicus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
   Ring-necked Pheasant ( Phasianus colchicus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
   Ring-necked Pheasant ( Phasianus colchicus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
   Ring-necked Pheasant ( Phasianus colchicus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition:
   Ring-necked Pheasant ( Phasianus colchicus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
   Ring-necked Pheasant ( Phasianus colchicus) [version 1]
eBird version 1.50:
   Ring-necked Pheasant (Ring-necked) ( Phasianus colchicus [colcichus Group])
eBird version 1.52:
   Ring-necked Pheasant (Ring-necked) ( Phasianus colchicus [colchicus Group])
eBird version 1.53:
   Ring-necked Pheasant (Ring-necked) ( Phasianus colchicus [colchicus Group])
eBird version 1.54:
   Ring-necked Pheasant (Ring-necked) ( Phasianus colchicus [colchicus Group])
eBird version 1.55:
   Ring-necked Pheasant (Ring-necked) ( Phasianus colchicus [colchicus Group])
eBird version 2015:
   Ring-necked Pheasant (Ring-necked) ( Phasianus colchicus [colchicus Group])
eBird version 2016:
   Ring-necked Pheasant (Ring-necked) ( Phasianus colchicus [colchicus Group])
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
   Common Pheasant ( Phasianus colchicus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
   Common Pheasant ( Phasianus colchicus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
   Common Pheasant ( Phasianus colchicus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
   Common Pheasant ( Phasianus colchicus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
   Common Pheasant ( Phasianus colchicus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
   Common Pheasant ( Phasianus colchicus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
   Common Pheasant ( Phasianus colchicus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
   Common Pheasant ( Phasianus colchicus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
   Common Pheasant ( Phasianus colchicus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
   Common Pheasant ( Phasianus colchicus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
   Common Pheasant ( Phasianus colchicus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
   Common Pheasant ( Phasianus colchicus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
   Common Pheasant ( Phasianus colchicus) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
   Ring-necked Pheasant ( Phasianus colchicus) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
   Common Pheasant ( Phasianus colchicus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.5:
   Common Pheasant ( Phasianus colchicus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
   Common Pheasant ( Phasianus colchicus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
   Common Pheasant ( Phasianus colchicus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
   Common Pheasant ( Phasianus colchicus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.1:
   Common Pheasant ( Phasianus colchicus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.2:
   Common Pheasant ( Phasianus colchicus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.3:
   Common Pheasant ( Phasianus colchicus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.4:
   Common Pheasant ( Phasianus colchicus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.5:
   Common Pheasant ( Phasianus colchicus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.6:
   Common Pheasant ( Phasianus colchicus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.7:
   Common Pheasant ( Phasianus colchicus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.8:
   Common Pheasant ( Phasianus colchicus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.9:
   Common Pheasant ( Phasianus colchicus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
   Common Pheasant ( Phasianus colchicus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
   Common Pheasant ( Phasianus colchicus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.01:
   Common Pheasant ( Phasianus colchicus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.02:
   Common Pheasant ( Phasianus colchicus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.03:
   Common Pheasant ( Phasianus colchicus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.04:
   Common Pheasant ( Phasianus colchicus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.05:
   Common Pheasant ( Phasianus colchicus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.01:
   Common Pheasant ( Phasianus colchicus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.02:
   Common Pheasant ( Phasianus colchicus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.03:
   Common Pheasant ( Phasianus colchicus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.04:
   Common Pheasant ( Phasianus colchicus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.01:
   Common Pheasant ( Phasianus colchicus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.02:
   Common Pheasant ( Phasianus colchicus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.03:
   Common Pheasant ( Phasianus colchicus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.04:
   Common Pheasant ( Phasianus colchicus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.01:
   Common Pheasant ( Phasianus colchicus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.02:
   Common Pheasant ( Phasianus colchicus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.03:
   Common Pheasant ( Phasianus colchicus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.04:
   Common Pheasant ( Phasianus colchicus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.01:
   Common Pheasant ( Phasianus colchicus) [version 1]
Oriental Bird Club:
   Common Pheasant ( Phasianus colchicus)
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
    Phasianus colchicus [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
    Phasianus colchicus [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species (sometimes nominal subspecies)

This taxon is considered a subspecies of Phasianus [colchicus or versicolor] (sensu lato) by some authors

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Other synonyms

Asturian: Faisán, Feisán
Azerbaijani: Qırqovul
Belarusian: fazan, Бажан, фазан
Bulgarian: fazan, Колхидски фазан, фазан
Breton: Ar fazan-kolc'his, fazan-kolc'his
Catalan: Faisà, Faisà comú, Faisà vulgar
Catalan (Balears): Faisà
Czech: bažant, Bažant obecný
Welsh: Ceiliog y coed, Coediar, ffesant
Danish: Fasan
German: Fasan, Jagdfasan
Greek: (Κοινός) Φασιανός, fasianos, φασιανόs, Φασιανός
English: Chinese Pheasant, Common Pheasant, English Pheasant, Green Pheasant, Japanese Pheasant, Pheasant, Ring-necked Pheasant, Ring-necked Pheasant (Ring-necked)
Esperanto: Fazano
Spanish: Faisán, Faisán de Collar, Faisán Vulgar
Spanish (Chile): Faisán
Spanish (Dominican Rep.): Faisán
Spanish (Mexico): faisán de collar
Estonian: faasan, faasan (jahifaasan), faasan e. jahifaasan
Basque: Faisà, faisai, Faisai arrunta
Persian: قرقاول , قرقاول (تورِنگ)
Finnish: Fasaani
Faroese: fasánur
French: faisan, Faisan à collier, Faisan commun, Faisan de chasse, Faisan de Colchide
Friulian: fasan
Frisian: fazant
Irish: faisán, piasún
Gaelic: An Easag, Easag
Galician: Faisà, Faisán, faisán común
Manx: kellagh keylley, kiark cheylley
Haitian Creole French: Faisan
Hebrew: פסיון מצוי
Croatian: Fazan
Hungarian: Fácán
Armenian: [Pasian ], Անդրկավկասյան Փասիան, Փասիան
Icelandic: Fashani
Italian: fagiano, Fagiano comune
Japanese: kiji, kōrai kiji, kouraikiji, Kourai-kiji, kubi-wa kiji
Japanese: キジ, クビワキジ, コウライキジ, コウライキヂ
Japanese (Kanji): 首輪雉, 高麗雉
Georgian: კოლხური ხოხობი
Kazakh: Қырғауыл
Kazakh (Transliteration): qırğawıl
Korean:
Korean (Transliteration): kkwong
Cornish: fesont
Latin: Phasianus colchicus, Phasianus colchicus [colchicus Group], Phasianus colchicus [colcichus Group], Phasianus colchicus colchicus
Ladino: fasan
Luxembourgish: Fasan
Lithuanian: fazanas, Medžiojamasis fazanas, Paprastasis fazanas
Latvian: fazans, fazāns, medību fazāns, Parastais fazāns
Macedonian: fazan, Ловен фазан, фазан
Mongolian: Гургуул, Зэрлэг гургуул
Mongolian (Bichig): ᠵᠠᠷᠯᠢᠭ ᠭᠣᠷᠭᠣᠣᠯ
Mongolian (Buryat): Горгол
Mongolian (Bichig, Inner Mongolia): ᠭᠣᠷᠭᠣᠣᠯ
Mongolian (Cyrillic, Inner Mongolia): Гургуул
Mongolian (Transliteration): gorgol, gurguul, zerleg gurguul
Malay: Burung Kuang Bayas
Maltese: faġan
Dutch: Bosfazant, Fazant
Norwegian: Fasan
Occitan: faisan
Polish: bazant, bażant, bażant (zwyczajny), bażant zwyczajny
Pinyin: huán-jǐng zhì, jǐng-quān yě-jī, shān jī, yě-jī, zhì, zhì-jī
Portuguese: faisăo, Faisão
Romansh: fasan
Romanian: dropya, fazan
Russian: Fazan, Обыкновенный фазан, Фазан, Фазан обыкновенный
Sardinian: cirolitta, fagianu, fazanu, pidraxu, tzurulittu
Scots: easag
Northern Sami: fasána
Slovak: bažant, Bažant obyčajný, bažant poľovný, obyčajný poľovný
Slovenian: fazan
Albanian: fazani
Serbian: Fazan, obicni fazan, obični fazan, фазан
Swedish: Fasan
Thai: ไก่ฟ้าธรรมดา
Thai (Transliteration): kài-fáa tʰam-ma-daa
Turkmen: sülün
Turkish: Sülün, Қырғауыл
Ukrainian: fazan, фазан
Vietnamese: Trĩ đỏ, Trĩ đỏ khoang cổ
Sorbian, Lower: fazan
Sorbian, Upper: bažant, fazan
Chinese: 山鸡, 环颈雉, 環頸雉, 野鸡, 雉, 雉雞, 雉鸡, 颈圈野鸡
Chinese (Traditional): 山雞, 環頸雉, 野雞, 雉, 雉雞, 頸圈野雞
Chinese (Taiwan, Traditional): 環頸雉
Chinese (Taiwan): 环颈雉

 

         

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