- "An ill-mannered bird with brilliant plumage."
- —The Folio Bruti on the Pheasant.
The pheasant is a species of bird, related to the peacock. Pheasants have a distinctive plumage, and were particularly vulnerable to the Vermillious, Verdimillious and Incendio spells.
Rubeus Hagrid had pheasants hanging from the roof of his hut during Harry's and Ron's first visit in 1991.
Horace Slughorn brought a lunch of pheasant with him aboard the Hogwarts Express on 1 September, 1996, and shared it with members of the Slug Club.
Pheasant feathers were used to make quills found at Scrivenshaft's Quill Shop
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