List of avian humanoids

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Huitzilopochtli, national god of the Aztecs.

Avian humanoids (people with the characteristics of birds) are a common motif in folklore and popular fiction, mainly found in Greek, Roman, Meitei, Hindu, Persian mythology, etc.

Folklore

Vishnu riding Garuda
A winged human-headed Apkallu holding a bucket and a pine cone. From Nimrud, Iraq. 883-859 BCE. Ancient Orient Museum, Istanbul
Horus with the head of a falcon

Fiction

Action Figures

  • The Gothitropolitans form Gothitropolis and the Eathyrons of Eathyron, are Action figure lines of Mythic Legion Series line made by The Fourth Horsemen.

See also

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