Twenty five recognized colors. Patterns include bar, check, t Check, self, barless, pied, saddle, tail mark and body mark. Have 30 to 40+ tail feathers. The head rests at the base of the upright tail, thereby exposing its breast entirely to the front. A relatively gentle and tame breed of pigeon, very hardy and does well in any climate. Generally tey stick close to the ground, not very good fliers. Most people call them American fantails, but are also known as Standard fantails.These dont have muffed feet.