Such beautiful birds as domestic pigeons have long conquered the heart of man. Let's find out about the most popular and beautiful breeds of pigeons that are bred in Russia and around the world.
The domestic pigeon tippler is a British breed, bred in the 19th century. The breed is the result of the crossing of high-flying French and English Turmans. Today tipplers are a popular European and British breed, and for Russia they are not rare, many breeders dream of purchasing them. The plumage of tippers is the most usual - gray with a rainbow tint in the neck, but the body is toned, sporty.
It is evident that in front of you is a good flyer, this is also recorded by the videos of breeders. Tiplers' endurance is simply record-breaking, they can last more than 20 hours in the air.
Gryvun - Russian domestic dove, bred pigeon breeders of the country. They are most common in all corners of the Russian Federation. It is easy to guess when you see this bird that the name was born due to the presence of a characteristic small mane in the pigeon. Classic hryvnia pure white with a black or red spot on the neck. Analogue of the grivun name is Perm. Perm is the birthplace of this breed. Appearance in hryvnia birds is very attractive, judge for yourself on the photo below.
The head is proportional, medium in size, the beak is also small and neat. The legs are short without feathering, but the eyes are the pride of the hryvna. They are big, expressive. The constitution of a bird is dense, strong, muscles are developed due to record flight abilities.
The pen is also hard and dense, it feels good if you hold the feathered flyer in your hands. In flight, invisible, because they fly very high. The average flight duration is about 7 hours or more. The video below makes it possible to understand how the manes doves fly.
Armavir white-headed kosmachi
Boar breed, also bred in Russia. This domestic pigeon was named after the place of launching - the city of Armavir, in the Krasnodar Territory. There are forebears and uncleaned kosmachy pigeons. The exterior is quite unusual and memorable. On the legs of the bird there is an extensive feather cover, while the body is covered with usual smooth small feathers. The photo below is very noticeable.
The flight of the cosmists is short, reaching a total of one and a half hours, and the height is only 50-100 meters. The beauty of the flight is striking - Armavir pigeons hover smoothly and easily, are able to make a fight up to 5 times per exit to the pole, and make coups during descent. The following video shows the flight of a kosmach in dovecote.
The English dove is also called a monk. This breed is decorative and was bred in the UK in the XIX century. In Europe, this breed is very common, and it received a specific name because of the feather hood on its head. Posture is vertical, body is tight, body is short. The chest is very convex, and the bird's shoulders are wide, which perfectly displays the photo.
The average domestic pigeon of this species has sizes from 25 to 35 cm. The head of the bird is large, the beak is thick and short. The eyes are characteristic - white with a black pupil. The following video shows the approximate size and beauty of the English cross pigeon.
Chinese seagulls are pigeons brought to Europe from Africa, and not from China, as it might seem. For the first time this breed was called Chinese gulls in Paris more than a hundred years ago, and the name has survived to the present day. These pigeons are flying, unpretentious in care and maintenance, and also have high fecundity. The plumage in the area of the chest and thighs is fluffy, the posture is straight; when making a combat or exhibition stand a dove, the Chinese gull looks funny. Coloring can be the most diverse: red, gray, white, motley (see photo).
Domestic pigeons of this breed belong to relict species. They were bred in Volsk (Saratov region). The second name is Chumak, which is of Ukrainian origin. The body structure of these birds is very powerful, the chest is wide, the neck is massive. The ability to fly is excellent, as is the potential for reproduction and the ability to resist disease. Habitat in our days - the Volga region, as well as foreign countries (France, Germany).
Another type of Turman - Izmail - presented in the video below.
Another Russian breed. This dove is chubatym and bezububym. All subspecies are medium sized. The breed is relatively young, finally formed at the beginning of the XX century. Popular colors: dark fawn, yellow, charcoal black. The head is large, with a massive beak, the chest is wide, the body is squat and dense. The tail of Syzran's wing-winged is wide, the figure is haughty due to the slight bending of the neck. The flight is short - about 4 hours.
For more videos, see the materials section, but for now we offer you to see a few photos of other breeds of pigeons.Photo 1. Pokrovsky daub pigeons Photo 2. A pair of Uzbek decorative Photo 3. Baku poultry