THE SPECKLED HAMBURG.-Of the speckled, or spangled Hamburg
Version: 1.0THE SPECKLED HAMBURG.-Of the speckled, or spangled Hamburg which is a favourite breed with many persons, there are two varieties,-the golden-speckled and the silver-speckled. The
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general colour of the former is golden, or orange-yellow, each feather having a glossy dark brown or black tip, particularly remarkable on the hackles of the cock and the wing-coverts, and
also on the darker feathers of the breast. The female is yellow, or orange-brown, the feathers in like manner being margined with black. The silver-speckled variety is distinguished by the
ground-colour of the plumage being of a silver-white, with perhaps a tinge of straw-yellow, every leather being marginedwith a semi-lunar mark of glossy black.