Position and Type

In the shape of a figure “1”.

In working/show position the head and the neck form an angle of 45º - 60º with the body.

Showing distinctly the areas of frilled and smooth feathering.


Neck

Very long, slender, smooth feathered and projecting downwards.


Legs

Very long and stiff, thighs devoid of feather on the front and angled slightly back.


Jabot

Proportionate, with frilled feathers that curl inwards from both sides towards the centre, in such a manner as to expose the totally bare breastbone.

Underparts to be smooth-feathered.


Wings and Back

Long, close fitting to the body, without crossing and with the tips lying off from the body. Proportionate, with high shoulders showing symmetrical frilled feathers that fall to both sides from a central back parting to form a mantle which is sparse and close fitting to the back.


Size

Minimum 17 cm.


Head

Snake-like and proportionate, smooth feathered. Beak conical and proportionate.


Tail

Proportionate, narrow, curving slightly inwards to just touch the perch.


Fins (Flanks)

Frilled feathers that part from both sides of the body to form two symmetrical small fins that curve backwards.


General Condition

Clean and healthy, well used to the cage.

Feather quality: tight and close-fitting over the areas of smooth feathering and sparse over the areas of frilled feathering.

Colour: All colours are allowed.


SHOW CAGE

Belgian / Frill Show Cage


Standard Description of the Spanish Giboso Canary

Position/Type

20 points   

Neck

20 points

Legs

10 points

Jabot

10 points

Wings/Back

10 points

Size

10 points

Head

5 points

Tail

5 points

Fin (Flanks)

5 points

General Condition

5 points



Total

100 points