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
Egyptian spirit *** Sirin and Alkonost by Alivis on DeviantArt. Sirin and Alkonost, birds of joy and sorrow. 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).