Griffon Vulture (Gyps fulvus) by Jean-Claude Sch. on 500px
von Brackel (German) -- Baltischer Wappen-Calendar 1902 (Baltic States Coats of Arms Calendar) published in Riga by E Bruhns with illustrations by M. Kortmann.
raven.(* I saw one of these clever little beauties outside my window the other day. he was big and sleek and glossy black. how is a raven like a writing desk??? In native american lore the raven symbolizes change or transformation*). -Mel