Jacobin (pigeon)

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Jacobin
Jacobin Pigeon.jpg
Conservation StatusCommon
Country of originIndia[1]
Classification
Australian Breed GroupAsian feather and voice pigeons
US Breed GroupFancy
EE Breed GroupStructure pigeons
Notes
A popular exhibition breed.
Pigeon (Columba livia)
 
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Jacobin
Jacobin Pigeon.jpg
Conservation StatusCommon
Country of originIndia[1]
Classification
Australian Breed GroupAsian feather and voice pigeons
US Breed GroupFancy
EE Breed GroupStructure pigeons
Notes
A popular exhibition breed.
Pigeon (Columba livia)

The Jacobin is a breed of fancy pigeon developed over many years of selective breeding.[2] Jacobins, along with other varieties of domesticated pigeons, are all descendants from the Rock Pigeon (Columba livia). The breed is known for its feathered hood over its head.[3]

References

  1. ^ Levi, Wendell (1965). Encyclopedia of Pigeon Breeds. Sumter, S.C.: Levi Publishing Co, Inc. p. 195. ISBN 0-910876-02-9. 
  2. ^ Levi, Wendell (1977). The Pigeon. Sumter, S.C.: Levi Publishing Co, Inc. ISBN 0-85390-013-2. 
  3. ^ Seymour, Rev. Colin (Ed)(2006) Australian Fancy Pigeons National Book of Standards.


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