(Cnc) Chinese Nasal Crest or Tuft

Pigeon displaying Cnc//+ or Cnc//Cnc. Photo by Jim Gifford.

Chinese Nasal Crest (symbol Cnc) is a dominant morphological mutation of Chinese origin. The crest consists of two series of feathers rising from just behind the cere on the bird’s forehead, with each series of feathers twisting to the opposite side and overlapping the other.

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