Birds That Are/Were People

Birds That Are/Were People

In many places around the world, birds are seen and related to as people. This can take a lot of different forms. This collection explores birds that used to be people, have an aspect or spirit form that is human-like, are related to as if human, etc.
Digital Heritage Items
Crypturellus_undulatus_1838.jpg
Community
Chujunpeone Ayoreo
Category
South America, What the bird eats, Personhood, Omens/ augury/ harbingers/ messengers, Names
2018 achobó.jpg
Community
Chujunpeone Ayoreo
Category
South America, What the bird eats, Behavioural observations, Personhood, Names
Whistling_Heron_(Syrigma_sibilatrix).jpg
Community
Chujunpeone Ayoreo
Category
South America, Bird song & calls, Behavioural observations, Preferred habitats, Personhood, Names
2018 ané.jpg
Community
Chujunpeone Ayoreo
Category
South America, What the bird eats, Behavioural observations, Preferred habitats, Personhood, Omens/ augury/ harbingers/ messengers, Names, Literal translations/ etymologies
Summary
Información sobre el aané, sus avisos y la historia de su nombre "científica"
2018 sididape.jpg
Community
Chujunpeone Ayoreo
Category
South America, What the bird eats, Behavioural observations, Personhood, Names
2018 jejei.jpg
Community
Chujunpeone Ayoreo
Category
South America, What the bird eats, Behavioural observations, Personhood, Names
2018 subaia.jpg
Community
Chujunpeone Ayoreo
Category
South America, What the bird eats, Behavioural observations, Personhood, Names, Commensals/ pets
2018 nañimepé.jpg
Community
Chujunpeone Ayoreo
Category
South America, What the bird eats, Personhood, Names
2018 apajé.jpg
Community
Chujunpeone Ayoreo
Category
South America, What the bird eats, Behavioural observations, Personhood, Names
2018 tê.jpg
Community
Chujunpeone Ayoreo
Category
South America, What the bird eats, Behavioural observations, Personhood, Names
2018 tio.jpg
Community
Chujunpeone Ayoreo
Category
South America, What the bird eats, Behavioural observations, Personhood, Names
2018 tojé.jpg
Community
Chujunpeone Ayoreo
Category
South America, What the bird eats, Behavioural observations, Personhood, Names
2018 yequequepe.jpg
Community
Chujunpeone Ayoreo
Category
South America, What the bird eats, Behavioural observations, Personhood, Names
2018 coboto.jpg
Community
Chujunpeone Ayoreo
Category
South America, What the bird eats, Behavioural observations, Personhood, Names
2018 quiquiape.jpg
Community
Chujunpeone Ayoreo
Category
South America, What the bird eats, Behavioural observations, Personhood, Names
2018 jitiape.jpg
Community
Chujunpeone Ayoreo
Category
South America, What the bird eats, Behavioural observations, Preferred habitats, Personhood, Names
2018 jitijiné.jpg
Community
Chujunpeone Ayoreo
Category
South America, What the bird eats, Behavioural observations, Personhood, Names
2018 eapotoi.jpg
Community
Chujunpeone Ayoreo
Category
South America, What the bird eats, Behavioural observations, Personhood, Names
2018 suaca quenejajenie.jpg
Community
Chujunpeone Ayoreo
Category
South America, What the bird eats, Behavioural observations, Personhood, Names
2018 jidebe.jpg
Community
Chujunpeone Ayoreo
Category
South America, What the bird eats, Behavioural observations, Personhood, Names
2018 joó.jpg
Community
Chujunpeone Ayoreo
Category
South America, What the bird eats, Behavioural observations, Personhood, Names
Southern_crested_caracara_(Caracara_plancus)_-_Torres_del_Paine_National_Park_05.jpg
Community
Chujunpeone Ayoreo
Category
South America, What the bird eats, Personhood, Names
2018 ubabapé.jpg
Community
Chujunpeone Ayoreo
Category
South America, What the bird eats, Behavioural observations, Personhood, Names
2018 cochajate peipí.jpg
Community
Chujunpeone Ayoreo
Category
South America, What the bird eats, Behavioural observations, Preferred habitats, Personhood, Names