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|Dark eye is found in Arabian Trumpeter Pigeons.|
|Common name||Dark eye|
|Mutation type||Eye colour|
|Commonly found in breeds such as:||Arabian Trumpeters|
This mutation, usually found in Arabian Trumpeter pigeons causes dark eyes on an otherwise normally coloured pigeon. This is different to the bull eyes found in recessive white and pied birds. Dark eyes is also epistatic to the tr locus.
Dark eye is an autosomal recessive mutation. This means that both parents need to carry the mutant gene for it to express in the next generation. As a recessive mutation, it is possible for this mutation to be carried by a bird who does not visually express it.
Eye colour - a list of pigeon eye mutations.