When you think of pigeons, your mind probably wanders straight to the scabby birds pecking around our alleyways and dustbins, doesn't it?
Well, believe it or not, there are thousands of breeds of pigeon out there, and some of them are breathtakingly beautiful.
Keep scrolling to see a selection of the most gorgeous types of pigeons, and to find out where exactly you can find them...
1. Pink Necked Green Pigeon.
2. Nicobar Pigeon.
3. Brown Frillback Pigeon.
via: PigeonsTVThe frillback pigeon's frilly and curly wing feathers are the result of years of selective aesthetic breeding. It looks like a perm gone wrong, doesn't it?
4. Grey Frillback Pigeon.
via: BoredPandaClosely related to the brown frillback, this type of pigeon literally looks like your typical street pigeon with a wild hairdo.
5. Victoria Crowned Pigeon.
6. Bronzewing Pigeon.
7. Jacobin Pigeon.
8. Capuchine/Jacobin mix.
via: RedditA Capuchine pigeon is a dutch fancy pigeon that has a glamorous ruff of feathers... So, when bred with the Jacobin pigeon, you get this beautiful result.