STANDARD

SOUTH FRILLED CANARY

Position 15 points Legs 10 points Plumage 10 points Size 10 points Mantle 10 points Jabot 10 points Fins (Flanks) 10 points Head/Neck   10 points Tail   5 points Wings   5 points General condition   5 points Total          100 points
Standard Description of the South Frilled Canary Position In the shape of a figur “7”. Legs Long and straight well feathered thighs. Plumage Silky, as smooth-feathered as possible in all areas not assigned to frills. Size 17 cm Mantle Symmetrical and voluminous, set as high as possible. Jabot Symmetrical, well filled, in the shape of a basket. Fins (Flanks) Long, symmetrical, rising well round the wings. Head Slender, snake-like and smooth-feathered. Neck Long and smooth-feathered, projecting forward horizontally. Tail Long and narrow Wings Carried close fitting to the body General condition Well used to the cage, clean and healthy. All  colours are allowed.
SHOW CAGE: Tunnel type show cage with 2 round perches 12 mm in diameter (1 above and 1 below).
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South-Frilled, white, dominant
Reasons for “Non-Judging” - wounded bird - Blind (one or both eyes) bird - Bird lacking a toe or a claw - Bird with a stiff or deformed toe - In Coloured canaries: lipochrome with stain   (on feathers, beak,legs, feet or claws) - In Coloured canaries: melanin with white   feather - In Coloured canaries: Black melanin with white   claw In Coloured canaries: bird with double factor (ex.: opal +pastel) Any other situation not considered above will be studied with a responsible person of the exhibition. Furthermore the wrong size of the ring, a dirty bird or cage, as well as characters on the cage are reasons for an exclusion.
NOTE: Standards for bird exhibitions of individual bird clubs, bird associations or national bird standards often differ. For this reason Birds2u.info based the descriptions of the standard of the World Ornithological Confederation (C.O.M).