Introduced species of pigeons Aachen Pectoral Sandpiper was first seen on the territories of Westphalia, in the first half of the 18th century.
Consider some of the exterior characteristics of these pigeons. Thus, the birds have a sufficiently long body, at intervals of 35-45 cm, that considerably exceeds the length of the male compared to the female. Externally, the birds have a certain pattern. The main colors of the coloring are absolutely diverse: deep black, light blue, gray, shiny, pale yellow, bright red or yellow colors. What significantly differentiates represented a variety of other – conspicuous spot size that resembles a crescent shape. This spot is located in the area of the entire crop. Starting per warhead tuft, which takes the form of belts, further expanded in the middle of the crop, and the other part of the body like the chest, abdominal area, and the end of the wings, have a snow-white coloring. It is interesting to observe the red representatives Aachen Pectoral Sandpiper, which differ only in the rear part of the white color. Externally visible much larger proportion of the head, which posted bright orange eyes, a massive and powerful beak, enough long neck and a convex, a goiter. The tail part of the pigeons quite long, as the birds wings wide steering. The crest stands acuteness and sharpness.