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The Pheasant Eileen Drummond Birds
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Stock #: 155843
Type: Postcard
Era: Divided Back
Artist: Eileen Drummond
Publisher: Raphael Tuck & Sons
Postmark: 1913 Aug-05
PM City: Franklin
PM State: Ma
Stamp: 1C
Size: 3.5" x 5.5" (9 x 14 cm)

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Series 9524
The Pheasant (Phasianus Colchicus) is a genus of the Phasianida family, introduced into England from the banks of the Phasis, in Colchis, in the 11th - 12th centuries, It is much bred in England for sporting purposes, being It is much bred in England for sporting purposes, being greatly esteemed as a table-bird. The pheasant rarely flies, chiefly progressing by running along the ground with the tail horizontal: When it flies the tail is spread. the eggs, 8 to 13 in number, are laid in a hollow in the ground.