Position

Erect, in the shape of a figure “1”.

Large and voluminous, showing distinctly the areas of frilled and smooth feathering.


Jabot

Broad, with short frilled feathers that part symmetrically from both sides of the breast towards its centre, in such a manner as to expose the very finely feathered breastbone. Underparts to be smoothfeathered.


Fins (Flanks)

Frilled feathers that part from both sides of the body to form two large fins, compact and symmetrical, directed away from the wings..


Size

Miniumum 18 cm.


Mantle

Back is broad with high shoulders showing symmetrical and abundant frilled feathers that fall to both sides from a central back parting, forming a voluminous mantle.


Neck

Long and smooth-feathered.


Head

Proportionate and smooth-feathered.


Plumage

Silky and abundant, showing compact smooth feathering and volume in frills.


Tail

Long and compact, perpendicular to the perch.


Wings

Long and close fitting to the body, without crossing.


Legs

Long and stiff, with smooth-feathered thighs.


General

Condition Clean and healthy, well used to the cage.

All colours are allowed.


SHOW CAGE

Belgian / Frill Show Cage




Standard Description of the Melado Tenerife Canary

Position

20 points   

Jabot

15 points

Fins (Flanks)

10 points

Size

10 points

Mantle

10 points

Neck

5 points

Head

5 points

Plumage

5 points

Wings

5 points

Tail

5 points

Legs

5 points

General Condition

5 points



Total

100 points