Head/Neck and Collar

Crest: well shaped, symmetrical, with a small central point. Crest feathers partly conceal beak and eyes. Sligthly raised feathers at the nape of the neck are allowed.

Plainhead: round and broad with heavy eyebrows.

Neck is smooth-feathered, showing a full collar around the base.


Plumage

Silky and abundant.


Size

18 - 19 cm.


Position

Erect (65º), with poise and majestic appearance.


Jabot

With an abundance of rising frills, forming a voluminous jabot. The separation between the jabot and the abdomen to show only very light frilling.


Mantle

Voluminous and symmetrical, falling evenly over the shoulders with a central parting and covering two thirds of the back.


Fins (Flanks)

Voluminous and symmetrical, rising well round the wings.


Wings

Long and close fitting to the body


Legs and Feet

Strong, with well feathered thighs. Nails must not be corkscrew-like


Tail

Long and wide, with cock feathers.


General Condition

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


SHOW CAGE

Belgian / Frill Show Cage

Standard Description of the Padovan Canary

Head/Neck/Collar

20 points   

Plumage

10 points

Size

10 points

Position

10 points

Jabot

10 points

Mantle

10 points

Fins (Flanks)

10 points

Wings

5 points

Legs & Feet

5 points

Tail

5 points

General Condition

5 points



Total

100 points