The West of England Tumbler pigeon is a dual-purpose breed. It used and is raised for flying and exhibit purposes. The West of England Tumbler pigeon is a breed of fancy pigeon from the United Kingdom.
It was developed over several years of selective breeding. Along with the strain along with different varieties of pigeons, are descendants from the rock pigeon.
It was really developed in England at Bristol and the neighboring West Country in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. It’s a dual-purpose pigeon breed which is very good for display and flying functions.
West of England Tumbler Characteristics
West of England Tumbler pigeon is an average breed. It is a really beautiful and colorful bird with pearl eyes or a white. The birds possess muffs in their legs that are also attractive.
The average height of this West of England Tumbler pigeons is between 20 and 23 cm. And the mature birds between 340 and 255 g on weight.
Currently, it’s principally bred in the USA as a series bird, with emphasis on markers the interesting colors and patterns. The strain is available in several color varieties.
Today, the majority of the West of England Tumbler pigeons are bred in the United States and are popular show birds. They are as breeders that are reliable, and it is most likely the reason for their growth in popularity with the fanciers.
Although there are lots of fanciers from the British Isles that want to know more about this bird. The breed is well-known for its ability to fly really high (nearly to the point of disappearing in the sky) in the British Isles. Similar to the modern Birmingham Roller Pigeons, the ancient West of England Tumbler pigeon can perform in teams known as ‘kits’.
These birds were flown according to some recordings from the nineteenth century, and they had been trained to go extremely high.
Currently, some breeders are working to create the West of England Tumbler pigeons which don’t go quite as large as the traditional birds, that is occasionally described as going up to become a speck in the sky. Read some information regarding the breed under.
West of England Tumbler Pigeon Breed Information
|Breed Name||West of England Tumbler|
|Breed Purpose||Flying, exhibition|
|Special Notes||Well known for it’s natural tameness, relatively calm in temperament, easy to care, good choice for beginners, good as pets, excellent flyers, tumble occasionally|
|Breed Class||Medium to large|
|Climate Tolerance||Native climates|
|Country/Place of Origin||United Kingdom|