Species group: Domestic (Fancy) Pigeons
Other namee: Helmet Crested Pigeon
Scientific name: Columba livia domestica
Details: The Helmet Pigeon is a medium sized pigeon that can be crested/come with a plain head. The crest is a short hood of feathers that curve from the back of the head and stopping at the crown. The head and chest are nicely rounded. The hood and body is white. The head and tail are matching colors. The head coloration is well defined ending in a straight line just below the eye, giving the appearance of wearing a helmet.