The Iranian Highflying Tumbler pigeon is a breed of domestic pigeon from Iran. It has come from three major cities of Iran: Kashan, Qom and Tehran.
It is bred mainly raised for performance and endurance flying competitions. It is also known as Persian Highflying Tumbler in Europe. And the breed is known as Tehrani in Iran.
These birds are endurance flyers gaining altitude quickly, and have reported to fly as long as 8-12 hours. Along the above three cities, the high flyer type pigeons can also be found in other parts of the country.
But they are actually based on those three cities, specially Tehran. Read some more information about the breed below.
Iranian Highflying Tumbler Pigeon Appearance
Iranian Highflying Tumbler pigeon is relatively a smaller sized bird with common appearance.
The breed comes in many different colors and patterns. They can be either crested or plain headed. Photo and info from Wikipedia.
This pigeon is a flying breed. It is raised mainly for flying purpose.
The Iranian Highflying Tumbler pigeon is very strong and hardy breed. It can fly very well, at very high altitude and at times out of sight.
The tumbling is nothing like a Birmingham Roller, individual flips, occasionally hovering before it does the flip. The best Iranian Highflying Tumbler pigeons tend to rise above the rest of the kit to show off their talents.
Flying characteristics of these birds is that of a soaring/hovering bird, with a slower wing beat than most flying pigeon breeds.
Their flying characteristics is as opposed to the ranking flying style of for instance the Tippler pigeon. They are very hardy birds and are endurance flyers, gaining altitude quickly.
They have been reported to fly as long as 8 to 12 hours. Along with flying, the breed is also pretty good for raising as pets. However, review full breed profile of this breed in the following chart.
Iranian Highflying Tumbler Pigeon | Breed Profile
|Breed Name||Iranian Highflying Tumbler|
|Other Name||Known as Persian Highflying Tumbler in Europe, and Tehrani in Iran|
|Special Notes||Beautiful, strong and hardy, very good flyers, able to fly at very high altitude and at times out of sight, slower wing beat than most flying breeds, good for raising as pets|
|Climate Tolerance||All climates|
|Flying Ability||Very good|
|Country/Place of Origin||Iran|