[Tweeters] White pheasant in Seward Park

Whitney Neufeld-Kaiser whitney.n.k at gmail.com
Wed Mar 18 19:39:20 PDT 2020

Someone seems to have let their pheasant collection loose in the park -
another Tweeter wrote to me off-list and said she saw the Silver Pheasant
on Sunday morning as well, along with three living male Golden Pheasants
and one half-eaten male Golden Pheasant.


On Wed, Mar 18, 2020 at 7:33 PM Dennis Paulson <dennispaulson at comcast.net>

> Whitney, Diana Sorus just posted a photo of it on her Facebook page and

> asked me about it. It’s a male Silver Pheasant, and I guess you only saw it

> from above, as it has entirely black underparts.


> Dennis Paulson


> On Mar 18, 2020, at 12:01 PM, tweeters-request at mailman11.u.washington.edu

> wrote:


> Date: Tue, 17 Mar 2020 21:51:03 -0700

> From: Whitney Neufeld-Kaiser <whitney.n.k at gmail.com>

> To: Tweeters <tweeters at u.washington.edu>

> Subject: [Tweeters] White pheasant in Seward Park

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> Hi, tweeters! Sunday morning I was walking the main trail that goes over

> the crest of Seward Park, and I encountered what appeared to be a white

> ring-necked pheasant. Very dramatic bird, all white with a red face. The

> two videos I took were horrible, but the bird looked very much like this

> one:

> https://www.flickr.com/photos/nightjar/477443925


> Have others seen this bird? Am I the last birder in Seattle to know about

> this?


> Cheers,

> Whitney Neufeld-Kaiser

> whitney.n.k at gmail.com




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