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White Pheasant
 White Pheasant   by Anne  (Leica C-Lux 3)
Shy white pheasants on Winstanley park estate.

Comment by Mick on 9th October 2015 at 07:43
I was up in Worthington last week taking photos of Worthington Hall the Manor House and Mill Bridge Farmhouse for the save Wigan group and I saw about a dozen of these White Pheasants running around the fields.


Comment by David Barker on 9th October 2015 at 08:46
Well spotted Anne ,I've never seen white pheasant before ,probably not an albino because of the red patch still visible round its eye.


Comment by A.W. on 9th October 2015 at 10:02
Very interesting Anne, I have never seen one of these birds before.


Comment by Anne on 9th October 2015 at 10:51
I am told they are being bred like this and there are now many of them coming out of hiding. I had spotted them earlier in the summer but this was the first close encounter.


Comment by Aubrey on 9th October 2015 at 10:53
Thanks for the photo, I didn't even know there were white pheasants.


Comment by Maureen on 9th October 2015 at 13:06
Anne,I can only echo everyone else's comments..it's a lovely shot.


Comment by Garry on 9th October 2015 at 19:17
That looks like a white Grouse.


Comment by Ernest Pyke on 9th October 2015 at 23:01
All this `Wildlife` - where`s Dirty Harry?


Comment by Mick on 9th October 2015 at 23:26
Ernest, Dirty Harry will be posting in another name now


Comment by Christine on 14th October 2015 at 20:45
Dirty Harry - Garry? It rhymes!


Comment by Garry on 16th October 2015 at 18:49
Now now, Christine.


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