Friday, May 31, 2013

African owl pigeon

African owl pigeon is a fancy pigeon where the origin is Asia and Asia Minor. In 18th century Europe people bring the bird to the Europe. The African owl pigeon is also called Tunis or Booz.
Photo by Australian Pigeon Association

It small pigeon that is hardy and non aggressive breed. That is why the pigeon is good for fancy pigeon. The African pigeon color variations are black, white, brown, yellow, white and others.
The head is unique due it is similar to a small marble.  The beak is also short that make this bird weird. The head held back and the chest is wide. There is some frill feather on its chest.

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