The Roubaisien pigeons – also known by names: Colombo in Roubaix, Робасьен – The Roubaisian is relatively recent creation, since it dates from 1910. It was exhibited, for the first time, in 1913 in Paris-Plage (P.de C) by its creator, the famous Colombian farmer and regretted Honorary President of the Aviculteurs du Nord of France, Georges Richardson, unfortunately deceased in 1929 who, inhabiting Roubaix, had baptized this curious pigeon of the Roubaisian no. Varieties classified into this type of utility french form pigeons are expressed as crossbreeding with the French Bagadais pigeon with English Magpie Pigeons , but are It is smaller than the Bagadais, but larger than the modern Pie. These varieties are informed quite popular in their home country, but are less publicized outside Europe. These varieties are known to be able to fly well, but are now more geared towards improved performance.
The Roubaisian reminds, by its shape, the Pie, which differs in size that is 25 cm, the bird standing and weight that is 450 to 500 g. Its tail is shorter and its wingspan smaller.