Bird women

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Bird women are the legendary hybrid creatures with parts of human females and birds. They appear in various stories of many mythological as well as folk tales across different cultures of the world.

Some of the prominent examples include:

  1. Uchek Langmeidong - Meitei mythology (Manipuri mythology)
  2. Sirin - Russian folklore (Slavic folklore)
  3. Kinnara - Hinduism and Buddhism
  4. Harpy - Greek mythology and Roman mythology
  5. Gamayun - Russian folklore (Slavic folklore)
  6. Alkonost - Russian folklore (Slavic folklore)