Book Of Traceable Heraldic Art


See also: Crane in Pictorial Dictionary of Heraldry.

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.” No proper coloration.

Crane (5) §

Source: Vocabulaire-Atlas Héraldique. Artist unknown. (Illustration 345.)

Crane Wings Addorsed Maintaining A Scroll §

Crane Volant §

The position of the wings in this illustration is somewhat ambiguous and is not registrable as shown.

Source: Pennsic Traceable Art. Artist unknown.