There is an island called Pheasant Island and it's owned by two countries. For the first six months of the year it belongs to Spain and for the other six to France. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Phe…
Chickens can be successfully hybridized with a number of other birds including "peafowl, chachalacas, capercaillie, grouse, quail, curassows, pheasants and guans." en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gam…
There is an island (Pheasant Island) between the border of France and Spain that, every 6 months, it changes from one government to another, during the change, there is also a ceremony on the island. However access is prohibited. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Phe…
: Pheasant Island, a tiny island under joint sovereignty of Spain and France. Each country rules for 6 months, Spain (1 February – 31 July) and France (1 August – 31 January) since the Treaty of the Pyrenees in 1659. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Phe…
Inter-species hybrids among birds are common. Chickens and pheasants can reproduce, and 40 mallard duck hybrids have been identified en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bir…
Today I learned of Pheasant Island in the Bidasoa River on the French-Spanish border. For over 350 years, the island has spent 6 months being a part of Spain and 6 months being a part of France. atlasobscura.com/places/p…
The great argus is a species of pheasant from SE Asia. The male performs a very ostentatious mating ritual, sometimes humorously called "pick-a-card." Linnaeus named the bird owing to its intricate eye-like patterns on its wings, in reference to Argus, a 100-eyed character from Greek mythology. beautyofbirds.com/greatar…
King George V shot over a thousand pheasants out of a total bag of 3,937 over a six-day period in December 1913 during a competition with a friend, however did not do enough to beat him. h2g2.com/edited_entry/A17…
There is an island which changes sovereignty every 6 months. Less than 7000 sq metres, in a river on the Spain-France border, Pheasant Island is ceremonially exchanged between the two countries every February and July, according to a peace treaty which was signed on the island in 1659 bbc.com/news/amp/stories-…
Today I learned of Pheasant Island, which for over 350 years switches countries every six months between Spain and France bbc.com/news/stories-4281…
"five golden rings" may have originally referred to pheasants, rather than jewelry, so the sequence of birds is uninterrupted. mentalfloss.com/article/3…
Today I learned about Pheasant Island, a small island between Spain and France which has been used for the celebration of many diplomatic events between the two countries since the 17th century. Since the 19th century it is shared by the two countries, each one governing it for 6 months each year. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Phe…
France and Spain have a timeshare called Pheasant Island. They alternate ownership every six months. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Phe…
Today I learned of the 'rΓ΄ti sans pareil'β€”a bustard stuffed with a turkey, a goose, a pheasant, a chicken, a duck, a guinea fowl, a teal, a woodcock, a partridge, a plover, a lapwing, a quail, a thrush, a lark, an ortolan bunting, a garden warbler, an anchovy, an olive, and a single caper vice.com/en_ca/article/7b…
Nearly 200 years before turducken became popular, there was the RΓ΄ti Sans Pareil: a bustard stuffed with a turkey-goose-pheasant-chicken-duck-guinea fowl-teal-woodcock-partridge-plover-lapwing-quail-thrush-lark-ortolan-bunting and garden warbler, the last being just big enough to hold an olive. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tur…
Today I learned of Pheasant Island. It swaps ownership between France and Spain every six months. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Phe…
Pheasant Island switches between Spanish and French control every six months, as a result of the Spanish and French needing somewhere to negotiate treaties in the 17th century en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Phe…
Operation Golden Pheasant was an emergency deployment of U.S. troops to Honduras in 1988, in response to Nicaraguan attacks on Contra logistics in Honduras. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ope…
King Carlos I of Portugal ate an extravagantly expensive Mousse of Bavarian pheasant’s breast so frequently that he bankrupted the country twice preceding the downfall of the Portuguese monarchy en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wes…
Today I learned of Pheasant Island, a condominium where the Treaty of the Pyrenees was signed in 1659. Since then it belongs to both Spain for 6 months a year until August 1st when it is then turned over to France until January 31st of the following year. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Phe…
The Pheasant Lane Mall in New Hampshire has an unusual pentagonal shape at the state line to keep it entirely within the state by a few inches. If even a square corner of the mall crossed the state line, the entire mall would have been subject to Massachusetts sales taxes. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Phe…
There is a unique pheasant-like bird which digests like cattle and has chicks with claws on their wings en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hoa…
Pheasant Island is shared by both Spain and France, and the two countries alternate owning the island every 6 months. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Phe…
Falco from Star Fox isn't a falcon...he's a pheasant. iwataasks.nintendo.com/in…
Pheasant Island is a miniscule land mass situated between Spain and France, which alternates sovereignty between the two every 6 months. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Phe…
There is a falconry hunting season in Pennsylvania. A falconer can train his falcon to hunt squirrels, quail, ruffed grouse, cottontail rabbits and ringed-neck pheasants. portal.state.pa.us/portal…
There is a zoo in Siberia where visitors can purchase a live chicken, duck, pheasant, sheep or cow and watch it get fed to the tigers. transsiberian.com.au/town…
Pheasant Island has been a condominium since 1659, meaning that Spain and France have taken turns owning the island every 6 months. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Phe…
You are allowed to send live pheasants in the US Mail, but only between April and August pe.usps.com/text/pub52/pu…
The word "peacock" refers only to the male bird. Females are called "peahens" and the young are "peachicks". A group is called a "bevy". They are members of the pheasant family and are "peafowl". animals.sandiegozoo.org/a…
Male monal pheasants possess a greater unbroken expanse of iridescence than any other species youtube.com/watch?v=OJgfc…
Falco from Star Fox is a pheasant, not a falcon. officialnintendomagazine.…
A King, Vakhtang Gorgasali went hunting in the woods with a falcon. The king's falcon caught a pheasant, but both birds fell into a nearby hot spring and died. King Vakhtang was so impressed with the discovery that he decided to build a city on this location; Present Day Tbilisi, Georgia en.wikipedia.org/wiki/His…
France and Spain jointly own a river island called Pheasant Island. The two countries alternate administration every six months. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Phe…

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