Lille Pouter – also known by names: Boulant Lillois, Lille Cropper, Liller Kröpfer, Gozzuto di Lilla, Лильский дутыш – are varieties originating from the northern region of Lille, but have not found information since when it was developed ( possibly 19th century or earlier). Varieties belonging to the type Cropper is quite popular in the region of origin. Records show that the ability to fly is “bad”, so its development is more directed to the quality of its appearance.
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Smaller than Boulant Français, rather thin, male 35 cm in length and female about 37 cm. The most sought after color is black and white.
Lillois is also called “Claquart” because of the sound of its wings touching each other during flight. The name Boulant derives from the pigeon whose throat swells. Until it made it huge and terribly bulky.