Komorner Tumbler

Origin

Tumbler breed with hardly medium long beak from the Danube region between Bratislava and Budapest, named after the city of Komorn. The breed was first mention in its home in the mid 1800's and was introduced to Germany by Danube ship men.

General Impression

Low stationed, vivid bird with short and eobby body, agile flyer. An abundant, very wide shell crest engulfs the head

Head

When viewing in profile well rounded, with fairly wide and high frontal

Eyes

Relatively large, magpies have bull eyes, whites either bull or pearl. Cere well developed, red.

Crest

Luxurious, abundant with feathers, tight upright standing, bridges the entire width of the back part of the head and finishes in rosettes on the sides. The crest blends into a mane.

Neck

Short, cobby, blending in flill into the chest wide.

Beak

Hardly of medium length, strong, wide at the bottom, down set, following the arching of the head but doesn't form an uninterrupted line with it, light coloured; self blacks and blues, white flighted, tigers and splashes may have a dark stain; Almonds with horn coloured beak, also dark stains admitted but a light beak is aspired. Wattles small and refined.

Breast

Wide, well rounded.

Back

Short, cobby, blending in flill into the chest wide, well rounded

Wings

Not too long, well fitting to the body, with wide feathers, resting on the tail without crossing

Wings

Not too long, well fitting to the body, with wide feathers, resting on the tail without crossing

Tail

Of medium length and well packed

Legs

Rather short, wide set, clean of feathers, nails matching the beak colour .

Plumage

Well developed, not too long but very wide

Color & Markings

All colors clear, intense and rich. Almonds have on a cream to yellow-almond ground color speckles in different colors. Primary flights and tall are cream colored with white and black speckles. The more three colored feather, so called "Ideal feathers" in tail and primaries the better. The marking darkens when the bird gets older, Cocks always show more marking than hens. Magpie marking with white head and back. The basic color is white; neck, crest, shoulders, breast, lower breast, tail and fluff are colored. The colored shoulder marking looks like a heart when seen from above. All separations clean cut. The colored plumage must streteh to the lower border of the eye cere. Below the beak is a white patch (beard) which should stretch from eye to eye. White flighted birds have 5-9 white primary flights; Tigers with evenly spread white and colored marking, primary flights and tall are colored; Splashes evenly marked, also in tall and flights.