It is a well-known gamebird
, among those of more than regional importance perhaps the most widespread and ancient one in the whole world. The common pheasant is one of the world's most hunted birds;
it has been introduced for that purpose to many regions, and is also common on game farms where it is commercially bred. Ring-necked pheasants in particular are commonly bred and were introduced to many parts of the world; the game farm stock, though no distinct breeds
have been developed yet, can be considered semi-domesticated
. The ring-necked pheasant is the state bird
of South Dakota
, one of only three U.S. state birds that is not a species native to the United States. In The Czech republic we can arrange a perfect hunting trip from one to two days. In some various pheasantry, which are also historical areas.