Head/Collar/Side-whiskers

Head: Robust, showing a cap-shape formed by feathers that parting from one side of the head, curl towards the other or in both directions. The head is well set into the shoulders, with a full neck that is surrounded by a collar of upward growing straight feathers. The cheeks are well filled with long feathers that grow thickly to give a side-whiskers effect.

Strong beak.


Mantle/Shoulders

The mantle is broad, formed by long frilled feathers that cover twothirds the length of the wings and which fall outwards and symmetrically from a central back parting.


Bouquet

Formed by an abundance of feathers located at the base of the mantle, between the wings, directed to the left and to the right.


Jabot

Profuse, with long and well furnished frills that curl symmetrically forward and inwards towards the centre of the breast to give a closed-shell appearance..


Fins (Flanks)

Long, broad and symmetrical frills that are well set at the flanks and rise as high as possible towards the tops of the back.


Cock feathers

Long and abundant feathers that hang down from each side of the root of the tail.


Olive

Bouquet of compact feathers that showes from the femur to the root of the tail.


Culotte

Abundant feathering that does not allow for any cavities under the abdomen.


Legs

Legs and feet are long and sturdy, with well feathered thighs and corkscrew-like nails. Normal nails allowed only.on the front toes.


Tail

Long, broad and closely folded with a square ending, almost following the line of the back. Wings Long, not crossing excessively.


Size

As large as possible, 19 cm minimum.


Type

Well balanced with massive proportions.


Position

Semi-erect, with poise and majestic appearance.


Plumage

Abundant, voluminous and silky.


Condition

Clean and healthy.

All colours are allowed.


SHOW CAGE

Belgian / Frill Show Cage


Standard Description of the Parisian Frill Canary

Side Whiskers

15 points   

Shoulders/Bouquet

15 points

Jabot

15 points

Fins (Flank)

15 points

Cock Feathers / Olive and Culotte

10 points

Legs/Tail/Wings

10 points

Size/Type/Position

10 points

Plumage  Condition

10 points



Total

100 points