Saxon Fairy Swallow pigeon

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Saxon Fairy Swallow

The Saxon Fairy Swallow is a breed of fancy pigeon developed over many years of selective breeding. Saxon Fairy Swallows, along with other varieties of domesticated pigeons, are all descendants from the rock pigeon (Columba livia).[1] The Saxon Swallows and Wing Pigeons have various markings and patterns (spot marking, cap marking etc.).[2]

Saxon Fairy Swallow pigeons are well known for the odd feathered feet.[citation needed]

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  1. ^ Levi, Wendell (1977). The Pigeon. Sumter, S.C.: Levi Publishing Co, Inc. ISBN 0-85390-013-2. 
  2. ^ Seymour, Rev. Colin (Ed)(2006) Australian Fancy Pigeons National Book of Standards.