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Pigeon breeds: Damascene or Pigeons of Damascus

Pigeon breeds: Damascene or Pigeons of Damascus

Origin and economic characteristics

Ancient race originating in the Middle East, described already in 1676 by Willughby with the name of "Muhammad (Mahomet)" since it was supposed that this bird had brought the dictates of Allah to the ears of the prophet Muhammad.

Morphological characteristics

Medium-sized Colombo with dark pigmented skin, rounded head without flattening or edges, bluish black beak, the neck in its highest part has a slight dewlap. Bare legs with black nails.
Coat: typical ice color with black rods.


Columbus of Damascus

Damasceno (photo A.D.P.O.O. www.pigeons-france.com)

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Video: Damascene pigeons 4-9-2014 (September 2021).