Golden Pheasant is a gamebird, which belongs to Phasianidae (pheasants) family. It is also known as Chinese Pheasant, and is native to the hilly areas of Western China. The wild variety of this pheasant is, usually, known as the Red Golden Pheasant. Golden pheasants closely resembles to the Lady Amherst Pheasant.
The male bird of this species is 90-105cm in total length with tail covering approx. 2/3 part. It is clearly identifiable by golden-yellow crest, golden rump, and bright red body. Moreover, it has deep orange cape, bright yellow eye, and rusty tan face, chin, throat and the sides of neck. The wattles and orbital skin are yellow, upper back part is green, and the rest portion of the back is golden-yellow. The plumage of the male birds is pretty much attractive with central tail feathers having black spotted shade, along with tip of the tail in cinnamon buff. The upper tail coverts are similar to that of central tail quills.The female birds of the species are less attractive than males, having dull mottled brown plumage. It resembles closely to the female Common Pheasant. Their breast and sides are barred buff and blackish brown, and the abdomen is plain fawn. Also, the female birds have fawn face and throat. The legs and the bills of both male and female birds are yellow in color. Use of Golden Pheasant QuillsThe beautiful appearance of the quills of these birds, makes them perfect for various decorative purposes. These quills are used to make
- Carnival Costumes
- Craft and Millinery Items
- Fashion Accessories
For the purpose of decoration, they are used to make centerpieces, craft items and wreaths. Centerpieces are used to beautify home interiors, wedding places and other party places; while the wreaths are used to adorn the doors and windows of the home, both internally and externally. Craft and millinery items made with these plumes are used to embellish your home interiors in a unique and alluring way. Use of these quills is widespread in carnival celebration. They are utilized to make costumes and their associated parts like wings and headdresses. As fashionable usage, these plumes are used to design accessories like earrings, bracelets, neckpieces, etc. Schuman Feathers, one of the renowned wholesale feather suppliers, offers good-quality golden pheasant feathers in natural shade and in a range of sizes i.e. from 13 inches to 32 inches.