Pigeons aren't just city bin scavengers we've all grown accustomed to on our strolls through the concrete jungle.
Believe it or not, there are thousands of breeds of pigeon across the world, and the Curly Frillback is probably the cutest bird we've ever seen...
Pigeons aren't known for being the most beautiful of birds.
But what you probably didn't know is there are many different types of pigeons...
via: InstagramSome of which will change your mind about the average city bird forever.
Pink Necked Green Pigeon.
Victoria Crowned Pigeon.
Blue Crowned Pigeon.
Indian Fantail Pigeon.
African Green Pigeon.
Red White Roller Pigeon.
While these might be some of the most stunning pigeons you've ever seen...The cutest pigeon has to go to the Curly Frillback. Just wait...
When you think of feathers, curls don't automatically come to mind...
via: InstagramYet these pigeons have some incredibly curly feathers.
These frillbacks are considered "exhibition" or "show" birds.
via: InstagramThey aren't your regular street birds.
Frillbacks are the result of selective breeding over centuries.
via: InstagramYou'd think that these birds wouldn't be able to fly.
However, it is only the top layer of wing feathers that are curled...
via: InstagramThe base feathers allow the birds to fly perfectly fine.