Reeve's pheasant

\ ˈrēvz(ə̇z)- \

Definition of Reeve's pheasant

: a pheasant (Syrmaticus reevesii) native to China having in the male plumage that is largely buffy with dark edgings on the feathers, black collar, white nape and throat, and black belly and having a white head with a dark facial band and a very long tail

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History and Etymology for Reeve's pheasant

probably after the name Reeves

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