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bird with no feet.
|| It catches
its food while flying, and therefore is appears never to stand on the
House Martin (the actual bird Delichon
type of swallow)
heraldry, the martlet symbolizes a fourth son.
an eagle-type bird with no legs.
Bird of Paradise (separate
|| Guillim- "they
have not such use of their feet, as other birds have. And if
perchance they fall upon the ground, they cannot raise themselves upon
their feet, as others do, and prepare themselves to flight. For this
cause they are accustomed to make their nests among rocks and other high
places, from whence they may easily take their flight."