Bird Magic: Wisdom of the Ancient Goddess for Pagans & Wiccans

Bird Magic: Wisdom of the Ancient Goddess for Pagans & Wiccans

by Sandra Kynes

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780738748641
Publisher: Llewellyn Worldwide, LTD.
Publication date: 08/08/2016
Pages: 312
Sales rank: 827,755
Product dimensions: 7.50(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author

Sandra Kynes is a member of the Order of Bards, Ovates and Druids. Sandra is a yoga instructor and Reiki practitioner and loves connecting with the natural world through gardening, hiking, and ocean kayaking. Her work has been featured in various Llewellyn publications, Utne Reader , The Portal , Circle Magazine , and The Magical Buffet website. Her books include: Star Magic (2015), Llewellyn's Complete Book of Correspondences (2013), Mixing Essential Oils for Magic (2013), andSea Magic (2008).

Table of Contents

Contents Introduction 1

PART ONE: THE PRACTICES
Chapter 1: Birds and Divinity 7
Chapter 2: Birds in Spiritual Practices and Symbolism 13
Chapter 3: Come from Her: Life-Giver and Creatrix 19
Chapter 4: Connecting with the Life-Giver and Creatrix 25
Chapter 5: Return to Her: Death-Wielder and Regeneratrix 31
Chapter 6: Connecting with the Death-Wielder/Regeneratrix 37
Chapter 7: Are Her: Transformer and Eternal Spirit 43
Chapter 8: Connecting with the Transformer and Eternal Spirit 49
Chapter 9: Bird Guides and Messages 55
Chapter 10: Feathers 61

PART TWO: THE PROFILES
Albatross: Black-Footed Albatross, Snowy Albatross 71
Blackbird: Brewer's Blackbird, Rusty Blackbird, Red-Winged Blackbird 74
Bluebird: Eastern Bluebird, Mountain Bluebird 78
Canary: 81
Cardinal: Northern Cardinal 84
Chickadee: Black-Capped Chickadee, Carolina Chickadee, Mountain Chickadee 87
Chicken: Domestic Chicken 91
Cormorant: Double-Crested Cormorant, Great Cormorant 94
Crane: Sandhill Crane, Whooping Crane 97
Crow: American Crow 100
Cuckoo: Black-Billed Cuckoo, Yellow-Billed Cuckoo 103
Dove: Mourning Dove 106
Duck: American Pekin Duck, Mallard, Wood Duck 109
Eagle: Bald Eagle, Golden Eagle 113
Egret: Great Egret, Snowy Egret 116
Falcon: American Kestrel, Merlin, Peregrine Falcon 119
Finch and Goldfinch: House Finch, Purple Finch, American Goldfinch 123
Flamingo: American Flamingo 127
Goose: Canada Goose, Snow Goose 130
Grouse: Dusky Grouse, Ruffed Grouse 133
Hawk: Cooper's Hawk, Red-Tailed Hawk 136
Heron: Great Blue Heron, Green Heron 139
Hummingbird: Ruby-Throated Hummingbird, Rufous Hummingbird 142
Ibis: Glossy Ibis, White Ibis, White-Faced Ibis 145
Jay: Blue Jay, Steller's Jay 148
Kingfisher: Belted Kingfisher 151
Lark and Meadowlark: Horned Lark, Eastern Meadowlark, Western Meadowlark 154
Loon: Common Loon 158
Magpie: Black-Billed Magpie 161
Mockingbird: Northern Mockingbird 164
Nighthawk and Nightjar: Common Nighthawk, Eastern Whip-Poor-Will, Common Poorwill 167
Nuthatch: Red-Breasted Nuthatch, White-Breasted Nuthatch 171
Oriole: Baltimore Oriole, Bullock's Oriole 174
Osprey: 177
Ostrich: 180
Owl: Barn Owl, Great Horned Owl, Long-Eared Owl, Snowy Owl 183
Parrot and Parakeet: African Gray Parrot, Yellow-Headed Parrot, American Parakeet 187
Partridge: Gray Partridge 191
Peacock: Blue Peafowl 194
Pelican: American White Pelican, Brown Pelican 197
Penguin: Blue Penguin, Emperor Penguin 200
Pheasant: Ring-Necked Pheasant 203
Pigeon: Rock Pigeon 206
Quail: California Quail, Northern Bobwhite 209
Raven: Common Raven 212
Roadrunner: Greater Roadrunner 215
Robin: American Robin 218
Sandpiper and Plover: Least Sandpiper, Spotted Sandpiper, Killdeer 221
Seagull: Herring Gull, Ring-Billed Gull 224
Sparrow: House Sparrow, Song Sparrow 227
Starling: European Starling 230
Stork: Wood Stork 233
Swallow and Swift: Barn Swallow, Chimney Swift, White-Throated Swift 236
Swan: Mute Swan, Trumpeter Swan, Tundra Swan 240
Turkey: Wild Turkey 244
Vulture: Black Vulture, Turkey Vulture 247
Waxwing: Bohemian Waxwing, Cedar Waxwing 250
Woodpecker: Downy Woodpecker, Northern Flicker 253
Wren: House Wren 256

Summary: 259
Appendix A: Chronology 261
Appendix B: Sabbats and Deities 263
Bibliography: 269
Index: 283

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