Harpy - Book illustration of an unidentified mythical, bird-like creature with a long tail and human head, wearing a hat with two long feathers. Taken from a series of 127 woodcuts by Melchior Lorck, German, 1582
Россия.Райская птица Сирин.1820 Mention of them remained in Russian chronicles. A picture of illustrations preserved in ancient manuscripts, the jewelry of Kievan Rus, in the threads of white stone cathedrals of Kiev to Vladimir-Suzdal. Sirin and Alkonost - bird-maidens of ancient legends and stories.
Sirin is a mythological creature of Russian legends, with the head and chest of a beautiful woman and the body of a bird (usually an owl). According to myth, the Sirins lived "in Indian lands" near Eden or around the Euphrates River
Harpy - pretty girl with golden hair and a tiara and bird wings plus feet eating a killed dove - Greek Mythology; They depicted the four Winds and were related to Zephnir, the God of Wind and also to Iris.