The Belgian Tumbler – or also known by the names: Culbutant Belge, Belgischer Tümmler, Capitombolante Belga, Бельгийский турман – is a Belgian race developed since the 19th century. In the country of origin, varieties classified into the Tumbler bird species type are the most common varieties found.
The Belgian Highflyer – also known by the names: Haut-volant Belge, Belgischer Hochflieger, Altovolante Belga, Бельгийский высоколетный – are ancient varieties or races originating from Belgium, developed since the 19th century, especially in the Liege region. This variety is classified into the tumbler & highflyer pigeon species type. Some breeders believe that this variety has a kinship that is very close to Cumulet (a variety that comes from England).