The Stralsund Highflyer pigeon is a breed of domestic fancy pigeon from Germany. It is known as Stralsunder Hochflieger in Germany.
The breed was actually developed over many years of selective breeding. It emerged in Pomerania, where Stralsund is located.
Stralsund Highflyer pigeon breed was developed from the French Cumulet. And the breed along with other breeds of domesticated pigeons, all are descendants from the rock pigeon.
The breed is thought to have been known since 19th centuries or earlier. It is very popular in it’s native area, and also popular in some other European countries. Read more information about this pigeon breed below.
Stralsund Highflyer Pigeon Appearance
Stralsund Highflyer pigeon is a relatively smaller sized bird. Body of these birds is slender, posture erect and seem mild. They have melancip head, flat forehead to the base of the beak.
Their beak is long. They are not crested, and they have striking eyes. Their eyes may have some blue and red circles.
Wings of the Stralsund Highflyer pigeon are long, narrow and very close with the tip on the tail.
The breed has long legs and their legs are of reddish color without ornamental feathers. And it appear in only one color, white. Photo from Wikipedia.
Stralsund Highflyer pigeon is mainly used for flying and exhibition purpose.
The Stralsund Highflyer pigeon is a very active breed. It has relatively very good temperament, and is courageous.
The breed is classified into the Tumbler pigeon type, and is believed to have a very close relationship with the Cumulet.
It is very popular in it’s native area, Germany and also popular in some other European countries.
The Stralsund Highflyer pigeons are excellent flyers, and they can fly high. As they have relatively calm temperament, so they can also be very good as pets.
However, review full breed profile of this breed in the following chart.
|Breed Name||Stralsund Highflyer|
|Other Name||Stralsunder Hochflieger|
|Breed Purpose||Show, exhibition|
|Special Notes||Beautiful, very active, good temperament, courageous, very popular in it’s native area, excellent flyers, can fly very high, good as pets|
|Climate Tolerance||Native climates|
|Country/Place of Origin||Germany|