The Return of the Bethlem Pheasant

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17 Mar 2022

Imagine our delight to see this feathered friend returning to the grounds of Bethlem site of our school!

He is often to be seen patrolling the areas outside the school and this morning tried to join the pupils in a lesson on St Patrick’s Day.

Pheasant Fun Fact:

While common pheasants are able short-distance fliers, they prefer to run. If startled however, they can suddenly burst upwards at great speed, with a distinctive “whirring” wing sound and often giving kok kok kok calls to alert their peers.