African Owl Pigeons

A pair of African Owls
Photo © Benny Chai

The Owl Pigeons are noted for their very short beaks and rounded heads. Due to the shortness of the beak, they are poor feeders of their young and often these are given to surrogate parents for raising.

The African Owl pigeon should have a very ball-shaped head, which it carries held back above a thrust out chest. It is one of the most docile pigeon breeds.


The distinctive head of the African Owl Pigeon
Photos courtesy of Sascha Michel

The head of an African Owl
Photo © Benny Chai

African Owl Pigeons from Germany
Photos courtesy of Sascha Michel


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