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Origin of alerion
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A curious form of the eagle is found in the alerion, which is represented without beak or legs.A Complete Guide to Heraldry|Arthur Charles Fox-Davies
Loraine produces alerion, which is assigned as the reason for that house bearing eaglets in their arms.
The Alerion is a small bird of the eagle tribe, heraldically depicted as without beak or feet.Curious Creatures in Zoology|John Ashton
Some writers confound it with the martlet, stating that the alerion is the same bird with its wings displayed or extended.Fictitious & Symbolic Creatures in Art|John Vinycomb