Nebraska Game and Parks Commission
Date of this Version
Baxter, W. L., and Wolfe, C. W. 1973. The ring-necked pheasant in Nebraska. Lincoln: Nebraska Game and Parks Commission.
Ringneck—Its Past and Prospects: A most successful exotic, pheasant numbers are declining
Nuptial Rites and Nesting: Spring recoups winter’s losses
Summer Broods: While cocks undergo their annual moult, hens enter the brooding period; for eight weeks, hens attend chicks
Hunting the Ring-necked Pheasant
Season of Testing: Nebraska’s winters test a pheasant’s mettle, but given good cover and an adequate food supply, the ringneck is almost impervious to the elements
Methods of Management
Ornithology Commons, Population Biology Commons, Poultry or Avian Science Commons, Recreation, Parks and Tourism Administration Commons
Published by the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission, Lincoln, Nebraska, supported with funds supplied by the Federal Aid in Wildlife Restoration Act, under Pittman-Robertson projects W-28-R and W-38-R and by the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission. 32 pp.