Fighting of pheasant cocks

 Lake Tuusula, Järvenpää, 2006


In April, pheasant cocks defend vigorously their territories.

 They fight for possession of a mating area.

 A cock's territory usually includes several hens, with which he mates.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


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