Quails are quite rare birds here in UK, and you're much more likely to hear one than see one. They have streaky brown upperparts and warm buffy orange underparts. Their bodies are stocky with long pointed wings.
The breeding range reaches as far north as the UK and they are the only migrant species of the Phasianidae family here. This family heavy ground birds like the pheasant.
Their diets consist of insects and seeds.
A large pheasant that can be found in parts of central and eastern China. It has also been introduced to parts of Europe and can be seen in France, the Czech Republic and less commonly in the UK.
The pheasant, otherwise known as the Common Pheasant or Ring Necked Pheasant, is a prolific gamebird found throughout the UK and western Europe, with many birds raised in captivity.
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