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gallinaceous birds which are members of the family Phasianidae, which also includes partridge, quail and peafowls. They are ground feeders and tree roosters, with profuse, brightly colored plumage and a long tail and are the best game bird. There very many species, the best known being Phasianus colchicus, the common ringneck pheasant. Others include blue-eared pheasant (Crossoptilon auritum), golden pheasant (Chrysolophus pictus), Reeves pheasant (Syrmaticus reevesii), silver pheasant (Lophura nycthemera).
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Two former winners and rivals, John Brannigan and Grant Smith, will be among those vying for the title, plucking pheasants using only their hands on Saturday, November 21.
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Youngsters from Seahouses Middle School spent a day at the Ellingham shoot in Northumberland with shoot manager Colin Rutter, seeing pheasants in the natural environment and learning how they are raised.
Ring-necked pheasants were originally native to Asia from the Black and Caspian seas east to Siberia and Taiwan.
INGREDIENTS 2 pheasants 8 strips of back bacon Salt and pepper 4tbsp rapeseed oil 200ml Port or Madeira 2tsp redcurrant jelly 250ml game stock (preferably made from the game carcass, though chicken will do) 120g butter 2 sprigs thyme 2 small shallots, halved 6 large parsnips, peeled, split METHOD 1.
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