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). Sometimes Sirins are seen as a metaphor for God's word going into the soul of a man. Sometimes they are seen as a metaphor of heretics tempting the weak.
Shaman Bird Woman, Driftwood Sculpture, By Debra Bernier
Shaman Bird Woman Driftwood Sculpture By Debra by ShapingSpirit
Terracotta statuette of a siren,Archaic ca 550-500 BC Greek
Door knob at entrance to the Kölner Dom, Germany ~ Photo by …every.seven…