STANDARD

SPANISH GIBOSO CANARY

Position/Type 20 points Neck 20 points Legs 10 points Jabot 10 points Wings/Back 10 points Size   10 points Head       5 points Tail   5 points Fins (Flanks)   5 points General Condition   5 points Total          100 points
Standard Description of the Spanish Giboso Canary Position and Type In the shape of a figure “1”. In working/show position the head and the neck form an angle of 45º - 60º with the body. Showing distinctly the areas of frilled and smooth feathering. Neck Very long, slender, smooth feathered and projecting downwards. Legs Very long and stiff, thighs devoid of feather on the front and angled slightly back. Jabot Proportionate, with frilled feathers that curl inwards from both sides towards the centre, in such a manner as to expose the totally bare breastbone. Underparts to be smooth-feathered. Wings and Back Long, close fitting to the body, without crossing and with the tips lying off from the body. Proportionate, with high shoulders showing symmetrical frilled feathers that fall to both sides from a central back parting to form a mantle which is sparse and close fitting to the back. Size Minimum 17 cm. Head Snake-like and proportionate, smooth feathered. Beak conical and proportionate. Tail Proportionate, narrow, curving slightly inwards to just touch the perch. Fins (Flanks) Frilled feathers that part from both sides of the body to form two symmetrical small fins that curve backwards. General Condition Clean and healthy, well used to the cage. Feather quality: tight and close-fitting over the areas of smooth feathering and sparse over the areas of frilled feathering. Colour: All colours are allowed.
SHOW CAGE: Tunnel type show cage with 2 round perches 14 mm in diameter, (1 above and 1 below).
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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).