Pheasants and Partridges (Phasianidae)

Golden Pheasant (Chrysolophus pictus) - HBW 2, p. 543

French: Faisan doré German: Goldfasan Spanish: Faisán Dorado

Taxonomy: Phasianus pictus Linnaeus, 1758, China.

Distribution: C China, from SE Qinghai and S Gansu E through S Shaanxi to W Henan and W Hubei, and S through Sichuan and Guizhou to N Guangxi. Introduced very locally to England.