Alerion

Alerion

[uh-leer-ee-uhn, -on]

Alerion is an eagle-like bird from medieval bestiaries. They were said to be larger than an eagle, the color of fire, and the royalty of birds. There would only be two alerions at a time, and they would drown themselves after laying two eggs for the next generation. The chicks would then be cared for by other birds.

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