Sunday, June 30, 2013

Damascene Pigeon : The Ancient Pigeon from Middle East

Damascene pigeon is a selective breed pigeon from Damascus, the capital city of Syria. This bird has been domesticated for more than 3000 years.
The performance is not different to the ancestor rock pigeon. People raise the bird as an ornamental bird. The bird has beautiful looks plumage.
photo source: wikimedia

The plumage is ice blue with two strips black color at the wing. The pattern color is similar to the blue bar pigeon. Some article said that the bird is grey in color.
The head is oval and it has middle size thick beak. The eye is red sparkling dark red The neck is short but strong. It has broad full and round breast and the back is broad and slightly descending. The wing and the tail are not long.
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Strasser Pigeon

Source : aviculture-europe

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