Position

In the working/show position the bird extends its neck forward, pulls itself slightly on its legs and raises its shoulders, adopting the shape of the figure “7”. The head should not be visible when viewed from behind. The back forms a straight line with the tail. The legs should be slightly angled.

Shape

Breast: long and broad, triangular in shape, when viewed from back and side. Back: full, broad without being too hollow nor round. Shoulders: broad and high Wings: long, close fitting to the body..

Head

Small and oval.

Neck

Long and slim.

Plumage

Smooth-feathered.

All colours are allowed except red.

Size

17 - 18 cm

Legs

long, slightly angled, well feathered. Thighs well set into the body.

Tail

Long, straight and narrow. The tail and back form one straight line. .

SHOW CAGE

Belgian / Frill Show Cage

Position

40 points   

Shape

25 points

Head/Neck  

12 points

Plumage  

8 points

Size 

5 points

Legs

5 points

Tail  

5 points



Total

100 points

Standard Description of the Belgian Canary