Allandoo Pheasantry
Proprietors:
Alan Downie & Zoe A. Hunter
   
Address:
Allandoo Farm,
  Leswalt,
  Stranraer,
  Wigtownshire,
  DG9 0LT,
  Scotland
   
Phone:
01776 870244
zoeah@btconnect.com

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We are breeders of ornamental and rare species of pheasant in the UK. All of our pheasants make wonderful aviary birds.
If you would like to see photos of our birds and aviaries please take a look at the Pheasant Gallery. We include special offers and all the pheasants we have for sale on our pricelist - just click the links on the left.
There are around 50 species of pheasant and numerous subspecies. Many of these are endemic to China. Pheasants are among the worlds most colourful birds. Sadly the majority of species are in decline, with some being vulnerable or endangered, in the wild. This is mainly due to loss of habitat through deforestation, although, with at least some pheasant species, hunting and hybridisation also play a part.
Some of the pheasant family are very well known, such as the ringneck pheasant, bred for food and sport. The peafowl is also a member of the pheasant family. Even the domestic chicken is descended from the Red Junglefowl, another pheasant.
We believe at Allandoo that breeding ornamental pheasants in captivity can be an important lifeline for them. Very little is known about many of the species in the wild but we can learn a lot from watching and breeding them in captivity. Even spreading awareness that such beautiful birds exist is a great help to their plight. This is what we are trying to do to the best of our ability, so please take some time to have a look at our site and see our birds.
We are always adding something extra to our website and welcome any thoughts or ideas you may have on how we can improve.
We are very happy to help with any enquiries, if we can, so feel free to contact us or even come and see our birds for yourself.

We have 20 species at Allandoo at the moment. All the pheasant species have different personalities but there are also differences between each individual bird. Below is a list of the pheasants we keep. For more information about each species just click on their name below.

A Golden Pheasant
Golden Pheasant


We are no longer keeping Vieillot's Crested Fireback Pheasants as they have had too many problems, mostly we feel, due to inbreeding. As far as I know all the Vieillot's in Europe are closely related. They are extremely beautiful birds and we may well try them again in the future. Please click on the link below to find out more about them.

Vieillot's Crested Fireback Pheasant

Java Green Peafowl

 

 

 

 

 

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Lady Amherst Pheasant


 

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