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Reversewing Pouter
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Conservation Status Common
Country of origin Germany
Classification
US Breed Group Fancy

The Reversewing Pouter is a breed of fancy pigeon developed over many years of selective breeding. Reversewing Pouters, along with other varieties of domesticated pigeons, are all descendants from the Rock Pigeon (Columba livia).[1] The breed is known for its eye-catching markings.[2]

Origin

The breed originated in Saxony and Thuringia in the early 1800s.[2]

References

  1. ^ Levi, Wendell (1977). The Pigeon. Sumter, S.C.: Levi Publishing Co, Inc. ISBN 0853900132.  
  2. ^ a b Seymour, Rev. Colin (Ed)(2006) Australian Fancy Pigeons National Book of Standards.

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