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White flights?

Discussion in 'Pigeons and Doves' started by hookedonpigeons, Mar 1, 2011.

  1. hookedonpigeons

    hookedonpigeons Chillin' With My Peeps

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    What is white flights?

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  2. shelleyd2008

    shelleyd2008 the bird is the word

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    Okla-doodle-doo Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Are you refering to the white feathers on the wing tip? Those are called white flights,if they are white. I am not familiar with a breed called "Flights" but there may be one!
     
  4. hookedonpigeons

    hookedonpigeons Chillin' With My Peeps

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    They look like streaks of white feathers on the head.I am geting more spanish pouters (picas) and the guy said the bird had them.Is it a sickness or what?



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  5. Lofty Dreams

    Lofty Dreams Chillin' With My Peeps

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  6. hookedonpigeons

    hookedonpigeons Chillin' With My Peeps

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  7. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    "Flights" are a breed of pigeons and white flights would be white individuals of this breed; however, I think he was referring to birds where several of the primary feathers are white in color. I have a flock of primarily black Birmingham rollers with white flight feathers. They are really striking when they are flying and performing.
     
  8. Mary Of Exeter

    Mary Of Exeter Chillin' With My Peeps

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    A "white flight" bird is any bird with one or more white flight feathers. Usually they are also pied (other randomly placed white feathers). Neither are diseases, just color genes.
     

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