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The Frillback is an ancient breed and is said to come from Asia Minor but no clear country of origin can be located. The Frillback is an unusual looking pigeon with its covert wing feathers on a good example curled all over, the flights and tail are only slightly altered and although crinkled the bird has a strong power of flight should they need to.

 

The bird with the permanent curl, loved by pigeon fanciers all over the world, has made great strides of progress in its curl feather development from its frizzlet look some 150 or more years ago. When looking back, it's hard to visualize the input of knowledge of breeders to accomplish the development of a Frillback of such perfection as we see it today.

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Taken on November 7, 2007