Softer. semi dry feathers in cream badger, medium pardo and pure white. Great for lake flies, Irish flies, streamers, bumble flies, dry fly tailing and can also be used as a pseudo spey hackle on smaller to medium hooks. It’s the thing for all around dry and wet fly tying! Long standing, the Coq de Leon feather is the best natural dry fly tailing feather available, but did you know the Coq de Leon Hen feather has bustard-like mottling perfect for wet fly tying and legging on nymphs? Give it a try! Whiting Farms is the only breeder of Coq de Leon with original bird stock from the Leon district of Spain.