Book Of Traceable Heraldic Art

Volant

Dragon Volant §

A mythical fire-breathing lizard.

Default posture: segreant (rampant wings addorsed). No proper coloration.

The depiction has been unregistrable since 1991, as volant is not a defined posture for quadrupeds.

Source: Pennsic Traceable Art. Artist: Roana d’Evreux (attributed).

Pithon Volant (1) §

A mythical winged snake.

No default posture. No proper coloration.

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

Pithon Volant (2) §

A mythical winged snake.

No default posture. No proper coloration.

Source: Sarum Processional. Artist unknown.

Pithon Volant Wings Addorsed §

A mythical winged snake.

No default posture. No proper coloration.

Source: Ortus Sanitatis. Artist unknown.

Bird Volant Wings Addorsed (1) §

A generic avian.

Default posture: close. No proper coloration.

Source: Pennsic Traceable Art. Artist unknown.

Bird Volant Wings Addorsed (2) §

A generic avian.

Default posture: close. No proper coloration.

Source: Pennsic Heralds’ Point Artists. Artist unknown.

Crane Volant §

A large, long-legged, long-necked water bird.

Default posture: close, typically drawn with one leg raised, frequently shown holding a rock, which may be blazoned “in its vigilance.” The position of the wings in this illustration is somewhat ambiguous and is not registrable as shown.

Source: Pennsic Traceable Art. Artist unknown.

Dove Volant (1) §

A peaceful bird with a tuft on the top of its head.

Default posture: close. Proper coloration: argent, with gules (or pink) feet and beak.

Source: Pennsic Traceable Art. Artist unknown.

Dove Volant (2) §

A peaceful bird with a tuft on the top of its head.

Default posture: close. Proper coloration: argent, with gules (or pink) feet and beak.

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

Dove Volant (3) §

A peaceful bird with a tuft on the top of its head.

Default posture: close. Proper coloration: argent, with gules (or pink) feet and beak.

Source: Wappenbuch der Bruderschaft des heiligen Christophorus am Arlberg. Artist unknown. Adapted by Randve’ Litil Hamar.

Dove Volant Wings Addorsed (1) §

A peaceful bird with a tuft on the top of its head.

Default posture: close. Proper coloration: argent, with gules (or pink) feet and beak.

Source: Pennsic Traceable Art. Artist unknown. Adapted by Mathghamhain Ua Ruadháin.

Dove Volant Wings Addorsed (2) §

A peaceful bird with a tuft on the top of its head.

Default posture: close. Proper coloration: argent, with gules (or pink) feet and beak.

Source: Pennsic Heralds’ Point Artists. Artist unknown.

Falcon Volant (1) §

A bird of prey. May also be blazoned a “hawk.”

Default posture: close. Proper coloration: brown.

This depiction is not registrable as a bird volant should not have feet extending forward.

Source: Pennsic Traceable Art. Artist: Roana d’Evreux.

Falcon Volant (2) §

A bird of prey. May also be blazoned a “hawk.”

Default posture: close. Proper coloration: brown.

Source: Pennsic Traceable Art. Artist: Roana d’Evreux. Adapted by Mathghamhain Ua Ruadháin.

Heron Volant (1) §

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: Guillim’s Display of Heraldry. Artist unknown.

Heron Volant (2) §

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.

Hummingbird Volant Wings Addorsed §

A swift bird. As a new-world creature, considered a Step From Period Practice (SFPP).

Default posture: close. No proper coloration.

Source: Pennsic Traceable Art. Artist unknown.

Pheasant Volant §

A game bird.

Default posture: close. No proper coloration.

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

Raven Volant (1) §

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

Default posture: close. Proper coloration: sable.

Source: Pennsic Traceable Art. Artist unknown.

Raven Volant (2) §

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

Default posture: close. Proper coloration: sable.

Source: Pennsic Traceable Art. Artist unknown.

Swallow Volant (1) §

A far-flying bird, with a distinctive bifurcated tail.

No default posture, but typically shown volant. No proper coloration.

Source: Pennsic Traceable Art. Artist unknown.

Swallow Volant (2) §

A far-flying bird, with a distinctive bifurcated tail.

No default posture, but typically shown volant. No proper coloration.

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

Swan Volant §

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

Default posture: rousant. No proper coloration.

Source: Pennsic Traceable Art. Artist unknown.

Angel Volant With a Scroll Issuant From Its Mouth §

A supernatural being with the form of a winged human.

Default posture: statant affronty. Proper coloration: only if skin tone is blazoned.

Source: Guillim’s Display of Heraldry. Artist unknown.