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© CFTR "Club Français de la Tourterelle Rieuse" (photos and explanations)   

® 🇬🇧 Version of the French standard by Ariane Verticordia. It may have some translation errors (ex: varieties' names, but not genotype)

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White-pearled Doves:


Pink, Apricot, Orange and Tangerine


  • dw//, Ta//Ta, M//+ (White-pearled Pink)

  • iv//iv, Ta//Ta, M//+ or ivP//ivP, Ta//Ta, M//+ (White-pearled Apricot)

  • dB //, Ta//Ta , M//+ (White-pearled Orange)

  • Ta//Ta, M//+ or Ta//Ta, +//ry or Ta//Ta ry//ry M//+ (White-pearled Tangerine)

Overall appearance:
The white-pearled ringneck-doves have the coat, rump and tail feathers white. The colour increases towards the end of the feather to form a border. They have a white neck-band.

Head= Light pink (Pinks), very light creamy-apricot, nearly white (Apricots)
, light-beige and orangey (Oranges), lilac (Tangerines).
Neck-Band= White (All).
Beak= Pinkish-light (Pinks), light horn (Apricots and Oranges), dark (Tangerines).
Eye= Dotted grey orange to red (Apricots), chestnut-red (Pinks, Oranges and Tangerines).
Breast= Light-pink (Pinks), very light creamy-apricot, nearly white (Apricots), light beige-orangey (Oranges), Lilac (Tangerines).
Scapulars= Pencilled apricot, pink, orange or tangerine feathers, depending on the varieties.

Flight feathers= White primary flight feathers. White to pink/apricot/orange/tangerine-pearled secondaries .

Tail= White to white very slightly edged with pink/apricot/orange/tangerine rectrices.

Pearled pattern not enough visible, irregular neck-band, bad eyes colour.

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