The French name of these small birds literally translates as "thousand flowers." The name seems to describe the hundreds of white dots, or spangles, they have on each feather. These are showy birds,with rich reddish brown back feathers paired with bay colored breasts and glossy black tails. These bantams have both beards as well as feathers on their legs. Average mature weight: Rooster 26 oz., Hens 22 oz.