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Golden pheasant

(Chrysolophus pictus)

The Golden pheasant is native to China and has a very large range there.  They have also been introduced to the UK where it now numbers approximately 1,000-2,000 individuals.

Threats to species:

Although rated least concern, the population is declining in China owing to timber extraction, capture for the cage bird trade and over-hunting for food.

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