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Birds folktales and legends

Some illustrations from a personal project on legends about birds

Illustration inspired by the Italian legend about the “blackbird days
which tells why blackbirds are black and the days of late January
are the coldest of the year

 

 

Illustration on the legend of St. Stephen’s day and the wren

 

 

Illustration on the legend that tells why the wren is called the “king of birds”

 

 

Illustrations inspired by folklore and legends about the kingfisher