Posted by CJR on June 09, 19103 at 21:54:55:
CLB Dutch Bantam--
Color of Male
HEAD: Rich Creamy yellow
NECK: Hackle - rich creamy yellow, a dull black stripe, free from shafting extending down the middle of each lower feather, tapering to a point just short of lower extremity, the black stripe increasing in intensity and brilliance to a lustrous greenish black at the lower extremity. Front of neck - black.
SADDLE: Same as hackle, but fewer feathers with striping, a little darker permitted and with more luster.
Back: Deep golden orange.
TAIL: Main tail - black. Sickles, Lesser Sickles & Coverts - lusrous greenish black. Tail coverts nearest the lesser sickles with a straw colored edge to the tips.
WINGS: Shoulders and Fronts - black. Bows - golden orange. Coverts - black. Primaries - inner web and tip, black, outer web rich creamy yellow straw. Wing bay, a rich creamy yellow straw, shading to a brown when the wing is closed.
BREAST: Lustrous black.
BODY & STERN: Body - black. Stern - slate, slightly tinged with brown.
LOWER THIGHS: greenish black.
UNDERCOLOR: Light slate.
Post a Followup