AUSTRALIAN CANARY

 

AUSTRALIAN PLAIN HEAD STANDARD OF EXCELLENCE

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The Australian Plain Head has a distinctive stance with the body held at 30 degrees from the perch and the head held vertically from a chubby well rounded body.  Fine smooth and silky feathering is a feature of the Australian Plain Head.  Australian Plain Heads are bred in yellow and white ground, clear variegated and self (green or cinnamon).  Colour feeding is allowed.

HEAD: Full, broad, round skull, small beak

Points: 15

NECK: Strong, moderate length, curved at the back.

Points: 15

TYPE: Short and chubby, length 164 mm (61/2 inches), Carriage stylish

Points: 25

BACK: To be clean to the end of the wings

Points: 5

WINGS AND TAIL: Short and compact.

Points: 10

FEATHER: Short, soft and silky

Points: 10

COLOUR: Rich, pure and even throughout

Points: 10

LEGS AND FEET: Clean and free from scales.

Points: 5

STAGING: Cleanliness of bird and cage.

Points: 5

Total Points 100

 

 

 

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Note

The show cage for the Australian Plain Head is bow fronted with the interior finish white and the cage wires are silver frost or chromed.