Breeds of canaries: Parisian or Curled from Paris

Breeds of canaries: Parisian or Curled from Paris

Origin: Northern France.

The origin of the Paris curl dates back to the mid-19th century. Some breeders who lived in the northern regions of France decided to select a new breed of canary that had greater size and greater volume than the plumage; they also decided to increase the curl. The selection started from the breed called here Northern Dutch times, which was subsequently crossed with the Northern Curl. After years of selection, these breeders were able to select the Parisian, which had its present form from the beginning of the 20th century. It is necessary to remember that to create the breed random anomalies were exploited, as in many other breeds, which were then fixed. Currently the curl of Paris, commonly called Parisian, it is considered the king of curled breeds.


* N.B. Although all colors are allowed, only in Italy, there is the Paris class of color. In this class are generally enrolled those pure one-color subjects (white - orange - slate - brown) that do not show traces of other color suffusions. This is because the Italian judges, by now customary, evaluate the Parisian white more benevolently, for example, if exhibited in this class and not in the more generic one of Arricciato in Paris. In the latter class therefore, in Italy a white subject will never be exhibited.

Size, Shape, Bearing:
SIZE: The largest possible and at least 19 cm.
SHAPE: Harmonious - Massive appearance.
HABIT: Semi - erect, proud, majestic. POINTS 10.

Plumage, Conditions:
PLUMAGE: Abundant, voluminous, and silky CONDITIONS: Presented in good health and cleanliness. All colors are allowed. POINTS 10.

Head, Collar, Favorites:
SPOUT: Strong.
HEAD: Strong with helmet and feathers riveted to the left or right or from both sides. The head fits into the shoulders with a corolla of feathers that straighten forming a collar.
The cheeks are garnished with favorites. POINTS 15.

Cloak, Bouquet:
COAT: Long, covering 2/3 of the length of the wings, wide, falling symmetrically on each side of a median line.
BOUQUET: Abundant, implanted after the coat and between the wings. Oriented to the right or left. POINTS 15.

Massive. closed in the shape of a shell, symmetrical with no voids at the bottom (abdomen) POINTS 15.

Hips or Fins:
Strong, wide, symmetrical, well implanted in the hips. Oriented as much as possible towards the top of the back. Totally distinct from the Jabot POINTS 15.

Rooster feathers, Olive, Culotte:
FEATHERS OF ROOSTER: Abundant hanging from each side of the tail.
OLIVE: Presence of a bouquet of closed feathers starting from the femur up to the birth of the tail CULOTTE: Abundant that leaves no hole under the abdomen. POINTS 10.

Legs and Legs, Tail, Wings:
LEGS AND LEGS: Long, strong with thick nails; thumb length at least twisted into hollow-plugs.
TAIL: Long and thick with square ends. The ensemble practically follows the line of the back.
ALI: Long without crossing overly. POINTS 10.

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