Pheasant Phasianus colchicus

  title={Pheasant Phasianus colchicus},
  author={Jenő J. Purger and Jasmina Mu{\vz}ini{\'c}},
The Pheasant is an introduces, permanent, quite frequent species on the island of Solta, nesting in the fields and in the maquis. During the days we spent on the island between 24 and 27 Oct 2007, a couple of specimens often appeared, mostly cocks, and their calls could be heard almost everywhere. On the road section between Grohote and Donje Selo we observed, each day, one or two Pheasent flushing from below the Fig tree Ficus carica along the road. We noted that a large amount of rotting figs… CONTINUE READING