Book Of Traceable Heraldic Art

Rising

Bird Rising §

A generic avian.

Default posture: close. No proper coloration.

Source: Banners, Standards, and Badges. Artist: Thomas Willement.

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Cock Rising §

A male chicken, known in modern English as a rooster.

Default posture: close. No proper coloration.

Source: Pennsic Traceable Art. Artist unknown.

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Crow Rising §

A corvid, like the raven.

Default posture: close. Proper coloration: sable.

Artist: Jon Chesey. Adapted from Bruderschaftsbuch des jülich-bergischen Hubertusordens (Germany, c. 1480).

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Duck Enraged §

A small waterfowl.

Default posture: close. No proper coloration.

Source: Pennsic Heralds’ Point Artists. Artist: Unknown.

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Eagle Rising §

A mighty bird.

Default posture: displayed. No proper coloration.

Source: Pennsic Traceable Art. Artist: Unknown.

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Goose Enraged §

A waterfowl.

Default posture: close. No proper coloration.

The term “enraged” describes a goose rising, with neck outstretched, wings addorsed and elevated.

Source: Braunschweiger Wappenbuch. Artist: Gustav Völker.

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Heron Rising §

A long-legged fish-eating bird, distinguished from its cousins by the tuft of feathers on the back of its head.

Default posture: statant close. No proper coloration.

Source: Pennsic Traceable Art. Artist: Unknown.

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Hummingbird Rising §

A swift bird. As a new-world creature, considered a Step From Period Practice (SFPP). Default posture: close. No proper coloration.

Source: Viking Answer Lady SVG Images For Heralds. Artist: Gunnvôr silfrahárr. Adapted by Mathghamhain Ua Ruadháin.

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Owl Rising Wings Displayed §

A night-hunting bird of prey.

Default posture: guardant close. Proper coloration: brown, unless owl is blazoned as a type with distinctive coloration (e.g. a “snowy owl proper” would be argent).

The use of the displayed posture for a bird other than an eagle is considered a Step From Period Practice (SFPP).

Source: Viking Answer Lady SVG Images For Heralds. Artist: Gunnvôr silfrahárr.

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Raven Rising §

A corvid, like the crow, but typically drawn with “rough” or “hairy” feathers.

Default posture: close. Proper coloration: sable.

Source: Viking Answer Lady SVG Images For Heralds. Artist: Gunnvôr silfrahárr. Adapted by Mathghamhain Ua Ruadháin.

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Raven Rising Displayed §

A corvid, like the crow, but typically drawn with “rough” or “hairy” feathers.

Default posture: close. Proper coloration: sable.

The use of the displayed posture for a bird other than an eagle is considered a Step From Period Practice (SFPP).

Source: Viking Answer Lady SVG Images For Heralds. Artist: Gunnvôr silfrahárr. Adapted by Mathghamhain Ua Ruadháin.

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Raven Rising Displayed Regardant §

A corvid, like the crow, but typically drawn with “rough” or “hairy” feathers.

Default posture: close. Proper coloration: sable.

The use of the displayed posture for a bird other than an eagle is considered a Step From Period Practice (SFPP).

Source: Viking Answer Lady SVG Images For Heralds. Artist: Gunnvôr silfrahárr.

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Simurgh Rising §

An imposing bird of Persian myth, related to the Russian firebird.

No default posture. No proper coloration.

As a non-European animal, considered a step from period practice (SFPP).

Source: Pennsic Traceable Art. Artist unknown.

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Swan (1) §

A fierce waterfowl, resembling an unusually large and long-necked duck.

Default posture: rousant. No proper coloration.

The term “rousant” is used to describe a bird rising with wings addorsed.

Source: Pennsic Traceable Art. Artist unknown.

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Swan (2) §

A fierce waterfowl, resembling an unusually large and long-necked duck.

Default posture: rousant. No proper coloration.

The term “rousant” is used to describe a bird rising with wings addorsed.

Source: Pennsic Traceable Art Archives. Artist: Ian of Tadcaster.

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Swan Rising §

A fierce waterfowl, resembling an unusually large and long-necked duck.

Default posture: rousant. No proper coloration.

Source: Pennsic Traceable Art Archives. Artist: Ian of Tadcaster.

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Double-Headed Swan Displayed §

A fierce waterfowl, resembling an unusually large and long-necked duck.

Default posture: rousant. No proper coloration.

The use of the displayed posture for a bird other than an eagle is considered a Step From Period Practice (SFPP).

Source: Pennsic Traceable Art. Artist: Unknown.

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Winged Monkey Rising §

No proper coloration.

Source: Pennsic Bored-Artist Collection. Artist: Dorothy Mackey.

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Harpy Rising Addorsed §

A hybrid monster formed of a vulture with the head and torso of a woman.

Default posture: close guardant. No proper coloration.

Source: Fictitious & Symbolic Creatures in Art. Artist: John Vinycomb.

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