The Japanese pheasant ("green pheasant"), is the national bird of Japan. The male (cock) has dark green plumage on the breast and mantle. The male also has an iridescent violet neck, red bare facial skin and purplish green tail. The female is smaller than the male and has plumage ranging from light brown with dark spots to an all over dark brown. See "Green Pheasant". Wikipedia. Retrieved 2014-12-14.