Type

Narrow, cylindrical body.

Frilled feathering not allowed.


Position and Carriage

In the shape of a half moon, with thights just visible, legs slightly angled. Jaunty carriage with plenty of action.


Size

Maximum 11.5cm.


Shoulders and Back

Shoulders set high, narrow and well rounded, showing no depression between the wing butts. Back and body well rounded, to form an arch.


Head

Small, oval and snake-like.


Neck

Long and slim.


Tail

Narrow and curving inwards as much as possible under the perch.

Slightly open at tips.


Condition

Clean and healthy.

All colours are allowed.

Close fitting feathering.


SHOW CAGE

Border Show Cage



Standard Description of the Japanese Hoso Canary

Type

25 points   

Position / Carriage

20 points

Size

20 points

Shoulders / Back

15 points

Head / Neck

10 points

Tail

5 points

Condition

5 points



Total

100 points