Common Pheasant; 120

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Name/Title

Common Pheasant

Other Name/Title

Pheasant

About this object

Pheasant
Saxon merchants may have brought the first pheasants to Britain, from the Middle East. They appeared on the menu of many medieval banquets. They were common by about 1400.

Measurements

Wing: 24.2 cm
Tail: 42.9 cm
Bill (from feathers): 3.15 cm

Collection

Hitchin Museum

Credit Line

Dr A H Foster

Object Type

Bird

Object number

120

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