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Modena Pigeon


Species group:
 Domestic (Fancy) Pigeons

Scientific name: Columba livia domestica

Appearance

Details: Many people consider the Modena Pigeon to be the world's top show pigeon. This large pigeon is bred to present a striking curvy shape with a prominent chest, uplifted wings, and a tail carried high, so that it gives the total impression of being round and proud. Most individuals are calm and gentle, so that they show well.

The English Modena Pigeon is bred specifically for color. There are two types - ”Schietti” which is a solid bird such as a pure bronze or pure red, or a ”Gazzi”, which is a pied bird, with a solid white body but colored head, tail, and wings.
Reviews
Owners say:
Wonderful:
wonderful pet, excellent birds, gorgous birds
Challenging:
occasional peck, aggressive reputation
Interesting:
inhouse pigeons, robust build
Overall review
  • Currently 100
3.7 (4)
DurDom
I will try to be straighforward, and keep the informa...
Review by: DurDom (2) updated 10 days ago
  • Currently 100
3.75
1 photo
reshan
I started breeding English Modena pigeons about ten y...
Review by: reshan (2) September 04, 2012 07:21
  • Currently 100
4.00
1 comment
justme
I as given 2 Modena pigeons, they were meant to be a ...
Review by: justme (0) December 01, 2010 18:49
  • Currently 100
3.00
1 photo
pigeonman1
Modenas can be aggressive. There are some nice ones o...
Review by: pigeonman1 (0) December 08, 2008 23:11
  • Currently 100
4.00
3 comments
1 photo
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