Jacobin Pigeon

This Asiatic pigeon is under a fancy type of bird, which only has selective breeding. Popular for its appearance with a feathered hood over the head area, it is descendant of rock pigeon. This is one of the oldest pigeon breeds, where the head is hidden with six feathers giving the fluffy appearance and with bare legs. This elegant bird is as old as from the 1500s.

  • Breed name: Jacobin
  • Cost: Around $100
  • Origin: India
  • Size: Small to medium
  • Flying range: Average
  • Color: Blue, black, yellow, silver and white
  • Use: Exhibitions