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Conservation Status Common
Country of origin India[1]
Australian Breed Group Asian feather and voice pigeons
US Breed Group Fancy
EE Breed Group Structure pigeons
A popular exhibition breed.

The Jacobin is a breed of fancy pigeon developed over many years of selective breeding.[2] Jacobins, along with other varieties of domesticated pigeons, are all descendants from the Rock Pigeon (Columba livia). The breed is known for its feathered hood over its head.[3]


  1. ^ Levi, Wendell (1965). Encyclopedia of Pigeon Breeds. Sumter, S.C.: Levi Publishing Co, Inc. p. 195. ISBN 0910876029.  
  2. ^ Levi, Wendell (1977). The Pigeon. Sumter, S.C.: Levi Publishing Co, Inc. ISBN 0853900132.  
  3. ^ Seymour, Rev. Colin (Ed)(2006) Australian Fancy Pigeons National Book of Standards.

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