PHEASANT FEATHERS: Pheasant tail feathers are popular decorative feathers with many uses. Most of the feathers in our online pheasant feather section are from ringneck, golden, silver, reeves, and Lady Amherst pheasants. Useful tail feathers can range from popular hat feathers like red tips and orange tips to long reeves and lady Amherst like those often seen in Aztec style dance costume headdresses. Ringneck tails are available in dyed colors as well: red, yellow, black, green turquoise. magenta, orange, green, pink, gold and purple.
Ringneck pheasant and golden pheasant are popular tail feathers in the brown tones. They range from short 4-6 inch sizes up to 20-24 inch. Reeves (or venery) pheasant produce the longest and most spectacular of pheasant tail feathers with some up to 5 feet (1.8 m) long. The Lady Amherst center tails are sometimes refered to as "zebra pheasant" because of the black and white striped pattern. They are dyed in blue, fuchsia, green, lime, orange, purple, red, and turquoise.
Pheasants provide some of the most interestingly marked and mottled natural patterned feathers for feather trim for fashion, costume, millinery and craft applications. This type of feather makes for attractive and durable feather earring designs
Read more about these colorful birds, their habits and native range on our information page About Pheasants