English Long Face Clean Leg Tumbler

Head

Large as possible, proportionate to size of body. Round profile rising sharply with a forward sweep perfectly round to the back of the head, then merging to the neck and full at the cheeks.

Eye

Bold and centrally placed, iris pearl white, pupil black and small as possible.

Eye Cere

Small and thread-like. Close feathered around beak and same color as beak.

Beak & Setting

Close fitting mandibles wide at base and thick in profile giving a blunt, boxed effect not coming to a sharp point, both mandibles to be of equal thickness and substance. Beak set straight so if a line were drawn it would pass through the eye cere at the bottom of the eye.

Wattle

Small, neat, fine in texture and white in color. Close fitting so as to appear an integral part of the beak rather than set upon it.

Neck

Broad at base, tapering slightly to the throat, slightly arched and of medium size.

Body

Short, cobby and wedged shaped of medium size. Chest broad, deep and well-rounded carried forward. Appearance is one of cobbiness with well-rounded contours.

Flights & Tail

Flights tightly folded, broad and short coverts closing neatly over the rump. Tail short, tightly folded and slightly tapering, allowing the flights to meet ½" from end of tail. There should be 12 main tail feathers.

Feather Quality

Fine, smooth and soft with good breadth. Profuse and reasonably loose on head and neck to give fullness, becoming closer and tighter fitting on body, wings and tail.

Legs & Feet

Legs set well apart and of medium length. Feet small, shanks and feet free of feathers, and a bright coral red.

Carriage

Sprightly, upright, bold and jaunty. Eye carried directly over the ball of the foot. Beak held so that a line drawn between the mandibles would be horizontal to the floor.

Size

A medium size bird which stands 9 to 10 inches tall. Proportion and balance is utmost importance.

Disqualifications:

-Excessive plucking, trimming or dyeing
-Crooked or deformed toes
-Less than ten flights
-Less than twelve tail feathers
-Twisted, crossed or otherwise misformed mandibles
-Bull eye.