CLEARWING AND GREY SOCIETIES
CLEARWING FAWN SELF
The Self Clearwing can be produced in Fawn and Chestnut. The Fawn Clearwing is fairly common in the US, but most birds that are seen are Fawn Pied Clearwings and not Self Clearwings. The Self Clearwings are far more interesting than the Pieds. The bird pictured above is from Europe and has excellent head and rump color. Those Clearwings in the US, are typically much paler in these regions. Clearwings Societies are distinguishable from regular Dilutes by having the middle portion of the body very pale, nearly white in comparison to the head and tail region. Apparently it is a selection that arrose from the dilutes, and therefore not regarded as a separate mutation, but rather a unique selection from within Dilutes. Good Clearwings are very attractive and very rare. In the US, these birds are often mistakenly called dilutes and sometimes they are called Creams.
FOX RED SELF & GREY FOX RED
(These birds have exceptionally good color)
The Fox Red pictured above is the same variety we have in the US called Fawn. However Fox Reds are the result of careful selective breeding of dark, rich fawns over many decades. They have a decidely darker, rusty, cinnamon color, with prominent scallop markings on the breast and belly region.