CLB Dutch Bantam--Color of Male

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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.

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