Position

In the form of a number “7”, forming an angle of 90º between the body and the head and neck.


Head

Small, slender,snake-like, smooth-feathered.


Neck

Long, smooth-feathered, projecting forward horizontally in a slight curve.


Leg

Long and stiff, perpendicular to the perch showing naked thighs.


Mantle

Small, symmetrical, close fitting and set well high over the shoulders.


Jabot

Limited to two small symmetrical frills in the shape of comas that curve inwards to the centre of the breast without meeting, exposing a naked upper breastbone.


Fins (Flanks)

Small, short and symmetrical, curving outwards to the wings without reaching the back.


Size

14-15 cm


Wings

Long, close fitting to the body.


Tail

Long, narrow.


Plumage

Sparse, not too voluminous, well set, smoothfathered on the underparts.


General Condition

Well used to the cage, clean and healthy. All colours are allowed


SHOW CAGE

Belgian / Frill Show Cage

Standard Description of the Gibber Italicus Canary

Position

15 points   

Head/Neck

15 points

Legs

10 points

Mantle

10 points

Jabot

10 points

Fins (Flanks)

10 points

Size

10 points

Wings

5 points

Tail

5 points

Plumage

5 points

General Condition

5 points



Total

100 points