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Oriental Frill – Fancy Pigeon

Oriental Frill – Fancy Pigeon

Information The Oriental Frill is a breed of fancy pigeon developed over many years of selective breeding. It is originally a Turkish pigeon breed specially bred for the Ottoman Sultans in the Manisa Palace, Turkey. Manisa is an old Ottoman city in western Turkey. It is called Hünkari: the bird of the Sultans in its homeland. The variety is divided into several variations in color and markings with Blondinettes and Satinettes being the most common. The original form is still being preserved as the Old Fashioned Oriental Frill. Pictures Videos Useful Links wikipedia.org roysfarm.com pinterest.com pinterest.com nunpigeons.com nunpigeons.com orientalfrill.com wikidata.org

Old Dutch Capuchine – Fancy Pigeon

Old Dutch Capuchine – Fancy Pigeon

Information The Old Dutch Capuchine is a breed of fancy pigeon developed over many years of selective breeding. Old Dutch Capuchines, along with other varieties of domesticated pigeons, are all descendants from the rock pigeon (Columba livia). This breed of pigeon is known for its head crest. It is famous in Malaysia and Singapore. Pictures Videos Useful Links wikipedia.org roysfarm.com pigeoncote.com pinterest.co.uk

Long-Tailed Widowbird

Long-Tailed Widowbird

Information The long-tailed widowbird (Euplectes progne), also known as the Sakabula, is a species of bird in the family Ploceidae. The species are found in Angola, Botswana, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Kenya, Lesotho, South Africa, Swaziland, Zambia, and southern Zaire. The long-tailed widow bird is a medium-sized bird and one of the most common in the territories it inhabits. Adult breeding males are almost entirely black with orange and white shoulders (epaulets), long, wide tails, and a bluish…

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White Peacock

White Peacock

Information These majestically beautiful creatures are a rare species of the peacock. White peacocks are not albinos; they have a genetic mutation that is known as Leucism, which causes the lack of pigments in the plumage. Pictures Videos Useful Links treehugger.com cuteness.com