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Dieren en planten

Birds   Game fowl   Water rail   Pheasant   Bird Protection   Other birds   
  • Dut: Hoenderachtigen en rallen
  • Lat: Phasianidae and Rallidae
  • Eng: Pheasants and rails
  • Ger: Hühnervögel und Rallen

Pheasants and rails

Pheasants and rails live and nest primarily on the ground. In general, they are somewhat lumpy birds that can't fly far or high. Should they try, it is obvious how hard they need to work. When detecting danger, they prefer to hide in the bushes.