(Columbidae – Please see also Doves)
Old English Tumbler come in a variety of colors, including black, yellow, red, muffed, and saddle-marked.
As is typical of tumbler pigeons, they are said to be quite acrobatic as they execute backward somersaults in flight or on the ground. Old English Tumbler are smaller-sized pigeons generally weigh between 6 – 7 oz (170 – 198 grams).
However, these pigeons are mostly used as show breeds and, some argue, may have lost some of their tumbling capabilities as more importance was placed on their physical characteristics when selecting breeding birds rather than focusing on their aerial abilities.
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