The Danzig Highflyer pigeon is a breed of domestic fancy pigeon from Poland. It was originated from Poland, and was actually developed over many years of selective breeding.
This breed and other varieties of domesticated pigeons, all are descendants from the wild or feral rock pigeon.
It is thought that the breed has it’s origin in the vicinity of Danzig (now Gdansk) in 1807. Other sources point to the ancient province of Galicia-Poland.
Today the Danzig Highflyer pigeon is raised for both show and flying. Read some more information about this breed below.
Danzig Highflyer Pigeon Appearance
Danzig Highflyer pigeon is an average sized bird with very beautiful appearance. It has a very beautiful crest over it’s head. Eyes of these birds are very beautiful and the beak is of medium length.
There are two major varieties of this pigeon breed. One is bred for show or exhibition, and another is used for raising as pets and for flying. Photo and info from Wikipedia.
Danzig Highflyer pigeon breed is used for both show and flying purposes.
The Danzig Highflyer pigeon is a very hardy and strong bird. As the name suggests, the breed is excellent flyer, and can fly very high. Two major varieties of this breed are used for two different purposes.
One variety is used for show or exhibition purpose. And another variety is good for flying purpose. The breed is also very good for raising as pets.
However, review full breed profile of this breed in the following chart.
|Breed Name||Danzig Highflyer|
|Breed Purpose||Exhibition, flying, pets|
|Special Notes||Beautiful, alert, active, strong, excellent flyer, good for show or exhibition, good for flying, good for raising as pets|
|Climate Tolerance||Native climates|
|Flying Ability||Very good|
|Country/Place of Origin||Poland|