Crest

Crest to conform with the shape of the head, which must be oval. The central point to be small and distinct.

Viewed from the side the crest covers part of the beak and extends onto the nape.

The crest must flow smoothly onto the nape and must not present any bald patch.

The eyes must remain discernible.


Colour

The colour must be as for Colour Canaries, being judged in accordance with the Coloured Canaries standard.

No variegation is allowed.

The crest on a lipochrome bird can be clear, dark or grizzle.


Type and Size

Type and shape is identical to the Colour Canaries.

Wings to be carried close to the body, without crossing.

Size to be between 13.5 and 14.5 cm.


Plumage

 Even and close fitting to the body.

The tail is narrow and slightly forked; length to be in proportion with that of the bird.


Position

Alert, yet steady, standing at an angle of 45º


Condition

Clean and in perfect condition.

For Lipochromes: with the exeption of the crest, no other form of variegation is allowed. Formation of teams: different variegation is allowed on the crests which can be clear, dark or grizzled.


SHOW CAGE

Colour Cage


Crest

30 points   

Colour

20 points

Type & Size

15 points

Plumage  

15 points

Position

10 points

Condition

10 points



Total

100 points

Standard Description of the Deutch Haulbe Canary