White flight

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White flight
White flight
White primary flight feathers in the wing of a blue bar.
Description Any number of white flight feathers in the pigeon's wing
Genotype Unknown
Commonly found in breeds such as: Many

White flight is a pied phenotype found in many breeds of pigeon.


Some or all of the flight feathers are partially or fully white, without the pigment that would be found in the unmutated feather.


The genetic cause of white flight is not currently known. There may be multiple genes that cause white flights, and more research is required.


See also

Pied - other pied phenotypes

White - white feathers over the entirety of the pigeon