City Bird: Hanam's Pheasant

Many countries have an official national bird. For example, the national bird of India is the Indian Peacock, and the national bird of Panama is the Harpy Eagle. All U.S. states also have official birds. But did you know that there are even some cities that have their own official bird? The official city bird of Hanam, South Korea is the Ring-necked Pheasant (also known as the Common Pheasant). Ring-necked Pheasants today can be found almost everywhere, being a common introduced game bird. These beautiful birds are native to parts of Asia, including Korea. Their ability to adapt to a huge variety of habitats has made them extremely popular game birds, and they may be the most hunted bird on earth. At least they get the respect they deserve in Hanam!


Birdorable Ring-necked Pheasant with the emblem of Hanam

Comments

Tough Titmouse on May 19, 2012 at 11:46 PM wrote:
Yup, birds do deserve a lot of respect- they get a lot of it, but not enough!
Reed on May 24, 2020 at 1:13 PM wrote:
I love pheasants!
Spurwing Plover on May 23, 2022 at 10:32 PM wrote:
I saw a Pheasent crossing the Highway just Outside Yreka Ca a few years ago he took his own time to

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