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Flying creatures

Added Mon, 10/02/2020

The group phenomena of uniting living beings of unknown origin who are able to fly. The witness who watches this creature in the sky, can directly interact with it and even suffer from his actions.

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Phenomenon in mass culture



The character of the Dolgan fairy tales and heroic epics olonga. Giant eagle with a beak, able to break through a human skull.

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In Lithuanian mythology, flying spirit in the form of a fiery serpent. He flies over trees. Can indicate where the treasure is, dropping this place a star. Can come women and choke at night. May engage in sexual relations with them as an Incubus.

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In Japanese folklore, the flying crustaceans, pests, mosquito and fishing nets. They have an elongated body with a red segmented carapace, a beak, like a bird, and claws-scissors instead of hands. Besides, they are able to fly through the air, swimming in it like fish in water

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In Sumero-Akkadian mythology, the eagle with a lion's head, the messenger of the gods.

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Hostile people birds from Muslim mythology. They are similar to the legendary Phoenix.

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Doglike creatures from Armenian mythology. This perfume, which is in the form of winged creatures that descended from the sky to revive the fallen in battles, licking their wounds.

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In the Slavic mythology is the bird that knows how to change the color of Perv, and the meat of this bird does not rot and has the property to deter moles.

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In Romanian mythology, a creature like a dragon (though dragons are also present in Romanian mythology). He looks like a snake with wings, with legs and multiple heads (usually three, sometimes seven, or twelve), and can reach large sizes. In Romanian fairy tales, it represents the personification of evil.

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In Japanese mythology, the miraculous fire-breathing bird, like a rooster with a huge comb. Dissolves in the air, if you find observer.

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Chinese birds-lovebird, who had for two one pair of wings, feet and eyes, why could fly only in pairs.

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In the Circassian mythology, the dragon, overthrows of his huge mouth water that fall as rain, and from afar it seems a white cloud (fog) covering the sky. The exhaled air coming down to the ground horsemen and horses, the Blizzard from his eyes swept away all in its path.

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Creature from the folklore of the United States. "Batsquatch" ("Batsquatch") from "bat" the bat and "Sasquatch"- North American Bigfoot.

Flying cryptid, who was allegedly spotted near mount St Helens in 1980-ies. It looks like a flying APE.

They say that this Montego creatures yellow eyes, sharp teeth, avian feet, and leathery bat wings stretching up to fifty feet. In addition,it is said, has a height of 9 feet and has the ability to affect car engines.

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Wawel dragon

Wawel Wawel dragon or the dragon is a creature from Polish folklore, living in a cave (called the Dragon's pit) at the foot of Wawel hill in Krakow.

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A creature from Greek mythology with the face and Breasts of a woman and body of a bird of prey.

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In Hinduism mount bird (with a female body, and head) of the God Vishnu, a fighter with serpents-Nagas.

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Thunder Bird

Legendary creature in the mythology of the North American Indians with supernatural power. It is believed that the giant wings of this bird raise winds and cause thunder: flaps wings - a fire breaks out and slams the thunder. Assume that the feathers of such birds are made of metal.

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Polyoni of politicy Hindu mythology guarding the treasures.

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In Chinese mythology, a lovely bird flying with his beard. It is considered,h is the prototype of the being was a common grouse.

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Di Jiang

In Chinese mythology, on fire flying creature in the form of a wineskin without a head, but with six legs and four wings.

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Creature from the mythology of Europe and Asia in the form of a huge winged lizard-like creatures. Often it flies, at least - illuminated or breathes fire. In many Nations its appearance in the sky portended misfortune.

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Creatures from Philippine folklore, described as winged humans, or half men and half of politicy. It is believed that it runs in the pregnant uterus its proboscis and through it sucks the blood of her unborn child.

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In Romanian-Moldovan mythology creature, which looks like a flying serpent with wings. It can assume the form of men or women and come in the middle of the night to the victim and make them do obscene things. While it is not noticed by other people.

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Tatar flying mythological two-headed snake: one head he had the dragons, the other cowhide. He was described as "a black crowned dragon, the wings and the tail is scarlet, the beak and claws are gold; the dark red".

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In Japanese folklore, the weasel with the hammer, invisibly moving in the vortex winds. They cannot be seen with the naked eye.

They travel and attack the three of us: the First knocks the victim down and knocks to the ground, the Second causes lying thousands of terrible cuts, and the Third deals wounds magical ointment that instantly heals most wounds, so that none of them is fatal.


Afrikanskoi creature from mythology. It is believed that he dwells in the region Mwinilunga in the area of wetlands and Jindo and Bangolo in Western Zambia, Angola and the Democratic Republic of the Congo.

It is described as similar to a pterodactyl. His skin is red or black in color with a wingspan of 4 to 7 feet. His deep-set eyes and a large beak with a mouth full of sharp teeth.

Usually he's attacking fishermen. Usually it kills by sight, but can also bite off the nose, ears and tear out the throat of his victim. Can also break the graves and eat corpses.


In Maori mythology it was a woman-eater tremendous growth with a sharp elongated tube lips and big wings.

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In Slavic mythology, a creature in the form of a falling star or a bright fireball (sometimes sparkling), while landing adopt a human form and enters into a sexual relationship with their victims.

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In Balinese mythology, the demon, flying at night in a bare with the hanging entrails. Usually they fly in search of pregnant women to suck blood from their children (while still in the womb or recently born). Appear on the graveyards, feed on corpses, can fly and turn into different animals (often pigs). The day they look like ordinary women, but with an unusually long tongue and large fangs.

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Mananangal (Manananggal is translated from the Tagalog language about how "separable") - a mythological creature in the Philippines that is identified with the wakwak.

The creature is similar to the Western vampire: it is vicious and eats people. The legend is common in the Visayas, especially in the provinces Capiz, Iloilo and Antique.

Mananangal afraid of salt, avoid daggers, light, vinegar, spices and whip tail Stingray.


A creature from Philippine folklore. The name of this creature translates as "separated", as he is able to pull his upper half of the body, after that she can fly and drink blood from sleeping. The lower part at this time defenseless. It feeds on blood, Laka her long habitablezone language. Most vampire loves to sneak into the bedrooms of pregnant women and using his trunk to reach the fruit, which eats the heart.

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Manija, man or Maniac in the mythology of Central and South-Western Russia spirit, taking the form of shooting stars (or coming to it).

Different beliefs about these creatures speak completely different. Somewhere it foreshadows the inevitable death, somewhere there in that yard where the girl lost innocence-I thought working in the field of women and the behavior was similar to the succubus or Incubus (depending on gender), just looked like a shadow man, but somewhere like an old woman, looking for her son.

Have Mello

In the folklore of European Roma terrible demon in the shape of a gray-headed bird, which sends people mad and thus pushes them to all sorts of crimes: robbery, murder, rape, etc. the Affected people are not able to speak, but only cry like magpies.

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The character of Romanian folklore, the mythical bird. Wounded or captured, a magical bird takes its present form — becomes a fairy.

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In Japanese mythology, feeding on blood and fire being in the form of giant flying squirrels, which are getting too old bat. If she's not hungry, then just swoops down on the lamp or torch to extinguish it and then flies back into the night sky with a terrible cry of "ha-Ah, ha-Ah!"

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Night Morsi

Fictional characters from books G. Lovecraft (1890-1937).

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Creature from Spanish folklore. They look like ugly old men of small stature in clothes from the skins with a disproportionately large mouth and a thick beard, wearing goat's skin and a big hat. They fly, riding on clouds, control weather, force of will and for fun animals hit by lightning or destroyed the harvest.

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In Japanese mythology, the head of which is completely separated from the body and fly at night. Typically, a flying head, like a vampire, sucks the blood from their victims, but sometimes brutally bite people and animals to death.

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In Japanese mythology, a spirit that looks like flying in the sky a huge severed female head. Most often, they just smirked and fly in the sky and chase people, knocking down umbrellas and scaring any other way.

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Fire serpent

In Slavic mythology, the spirit that night in a ball of fire descends from heaven, enters the house and seduces women who takes things from other people's houses. "Scattered sparks" over the pipe, he (through the pipe) appears in the hut in the guise of a handsome guy or a friend of the husband of the mistress of the house (sometimes in the form of a recently deceased husband, if a widow yearns for him).

Women begin to dry, wither (the serpent like "sucks" them of their power, and sometimes even crushes, eats them).

It is indicated that the Transbaikalian peasants said:


Creature from the folklore of the North American Indians Illinois. Initially it is quite peaceful bird-like creature appeared once a year on the first day of autumn at sunset. On this day, she flew over the river in search of winter quarters. All this continued until, until she tasted human flesh. Since then, she began to attack people.

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According to legends of the Gypsies demonic bird the size of a yearling calf, protruding from the body of the cat and dog heads and a snake tail. Causing trouble and destruction.

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The vampire-werewolf from the mythology of the indigenous population of Chile, Peru and Argentina. It is usually described as a flying serpent with bat wings, but the image can podklyuchaetsya and other details. He is often compared to the creature: it attacks animals and sucks their blood. He is believed to have red liquid droppings, which is usually thecause from the trees. He is able to publish quite a strong and sharp screech, and poison the air and cause strong waves in the lakes and rivers near where he lives.


A creature from Japanese mythology. Day it looks like a normal woman but at night turns into a vampire. The head of the creature is able to fly on the neck, stretching to incredible lengths.

This head flies around and drinks the blood of sleeping people, and sometimes she eats them completely. If the head of the creature is able to move otdelnoe from the body, without articulation with the neck, then this spirit is called Nukekubi.

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In medieval Arabic folklore, a huge bird that can carry off in their claws and devour elephants.

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The sylphs

In alchemical traditions, and European folklore, the spirits of air, FAE with strekozami wings. Appear and disappear with lightning speed. Sometimes take human form, but for a short time, also change their size, but they are not more of a man, and often much less.

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Of politicy-polojenii (sometimes half fish-half woman) of middle Eastern origin. This winged maidens, enchanting songs lured to certain death floating past travelers.

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The stymphalian birds

In Greek mythology, birds with copper beaks and claws, able to drop their bronze feathers at enemies from the heights like arrows.

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In West Slavic and Carpathian-Balkan mythology witch, undead, pirica, drinking human blood. It is believed that this myth grew up many legends about vampires. Can turn into a bird. It feeds on life energy.

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In the folklore of the aborigines of Australia and Kiribati a wonderful bird, carrying square eggs. Laying the egg she loudly calls out, "War!". She can do it right in flight.

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In the folklore of the Australian aborigines, a bird that flies in circles and then disappears in a puff of smoke with a loud cry of "Ozlem".

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In the folklore of Egyptians Greeks and Romans mythical bird that burns itself and revives from the ashes.

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In ancient Chinese mythology, the snake-like dragon with six legs and four wings. Once Fahey was seen in the sky, on the ground immediately began a terrible drought.

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In ancient Chinese mythology, a lovely bird. She has the beak of a rooster, the craw of a swallow, the neck of a snake, the torso patterns, like a dragon, tail of a fish, the front like a Swan, back like a unicorn, the qilin, the back of a turtle, multicolored plumage.

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In Japanese and Chinese folklore, the people, the head separated from the body and flies on the ears to hunt for insects, and the next morning go back and again attached to the body.

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In Chinese mythology, one of nine sons of the dragon-the moon, the celestial beast responsible for the connection of earth and heaven. He serpentine mane, reindeer horns and a forked beard.

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In the folklore of North-Western Belarus in the form of a house of the spirit in the form of a flying fiery serpent. Can turn into some kind of common object or a living being. Helps, but may cause fire.

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Bird from ancient Chinese mythology in the form of a rooster with three heads, six legs and three wings.

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"Mothman," or in English "Mothman" (Mothman) has been known since the sixties of the twentieth century. He looks like a winged creature with a height of approximately 2 meters with a cylindrical torso. Wingspan is about three meters, but eyewitnesses say that they don't look like a bird, and resemble the membranous wings of a bat. According to most witnesses, the creature is not the head, but there are two burning bright red eyes, which are located at shoulder level.

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The creature, which was allegedly recorded in mid 1976 in the village of Mawnan in the English County of Cornwall. Also known as "people of Cornell, "Cornell man-owl or human-owl of Mawnan", "Cornish Owlman", "Owlman", "Owlman of Mawnan", "Cornwall flyer."

In cryptozoological literature is sometimes compared to the American cription moth man.

Outwardly, it resembles a very large owl, until the structure of the legs, i.e. the location of the fingers and two in front and two in the back.


Flying human head without a body of mythology of South American Indians. Huge ears serve him wings.

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A mystical creature from the folklore of the Hungarians and the inhabitants of Transcarpathia. This is creating often acts as a guardian of treasures, protecting them from prying eyes. Most often he is depicted as a huge scaly dragon, or winged serpent, but sometimes it can get features and other creatures, including the demon. Thus, it is believed that it is evil and dangerous demon, who drags himself cumulonimbus clouds, eating people and livestock can even eat the sun, causing a solar Eclipse.


The character mythology of the peoples of the Komi Republic. The name is derived from the verb sulguni "to make a noise, to rage, to whistle, rush from the noise."

Its properties is no different from the wind as a natural phenomenon, however, is perceived as hostile to man basis from the afterlife. It has a kind of vortex of a tornado and sometimes it scatters the hay, mown in the holiday, and kidnaps people.


Bird of the Hercynian forest, the feathers of which Shine at night. There is a hypothesis that the beginning of this legend can give a bright tail plumage of the waxwings or a translation error.

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In Bulgarian and Macedonian mythology, the evil mythical female creature that lives in the mountains, on the lake, and rushes like a whirlwind through the air. A kind of fork. Are hostile to people, and seeing someone bathing, entangle his long hair, as networks. Caught are tortured in various ways, for example, a particular pleasure to tear out their eyes.

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