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WINDLANDIA
An Ornithological Saga from the Age of Wings

REFERENCE GUIDE TO CHARACTERS AND NAMES

NAME BIRDKIND DESCRIPTION
Aquila Eagle God Created by Avia from the Wind.  Defeated Avatar the Lord of Dark - Patrols the heavens and protects Windlandia. God of the Air.  Wings of Life  Patron God of Air Force
Aquilane Sea God Created by Avia from the Water. God of the Seas.  Water of Life    Patron God of Navy
Arborus Tree God Created by Avia from the Trees.  God of all plants.  Tree of Life     Patron God of Army
Aurora Osprey Nestname - Aurie. Fable's Friend and young osprey from the Rideau.  First to teach the mammals to write and record their own history.
Avatar Black Fire God The flawed Black God of the Outerwindworld - his neck and face twisted by evil - He is defeated by Aquila for control of Windlandia
Avia Earth God The Creator God - Motherearth
Billclub Cardinal Sergeant in Eagalia Constabulary, street name Red
Billspear Anhinga "Baron" Billspear - A darter or snakebird - an assassin bird - that was hired by Mottlehead to help kidnap Princess Bluehope
Bluedip Kingfisher Wife of doctor on Rideau Lake
Bluewater Blue Eagle Fleet Admiral of the East Hurricane
Bluffsquawk Osprey Aurora's pa-wing nestname Squawker
Breakwater Magnificent Frigatebird Lord Breakwater, O.R.A., O.G.B: Earl of Delmarva, Storm Lord and Battle Group Commodore of the Northeast Storm of the East Hurricane.  Battlename Man o War.  Secret head of Avilean Intelligence Agency.
Burrclaw Raven Local chieftain of Old City Black Claw Clan
Caper Flying Squirrel Caper Hightail of the Algonquin Clan Master Aviator of the Rideau Lakes Flying Squirrels and Fable's friend.
Chaparral Aplomado Falcon Head Mistress and Chambermaid of Princess Bluehope, Nestname Chappie
Circus Gyrfalcon Cirquewing Firstbeak (Sergeant) of 1st Osprey Covey Bluehope Guards Nestname Circus
Covert Peregrine Major of 3rd Cloud of the Thunderbirds
Crookbeak Raven Part of Mottlehead's band of Blackguards
Deepeye Condor Deepeye Gafferelle - Sage, Poet and Mystic in the Mountains of Mourning
Deeptalon Peregrine Falcon Lord Lobo, Earl of Lair, Chair of Mammalian Studies at Museum of Natural History
Digby Kestrel Printer and reporter of Old City  - Swordwing Kestrel brother to Penwing
Dipper Kingfisher Keeneye Kingfisher's nestname
Dropkill Peregrine Falcon Lord Moraine, Earl of Islip, Commander Coldstone Guards in Old City - Empire Storm of Empire Wing
Eaglethorn Blue Eagle Brother of King Everbeat, Archduke of Fellwing, Supreme Military Commander, father of Princess Bluehope
Evenwing Peregrine Falcon Firstbeak 3rd covey, 2nd talon Aquila flight, South Cloud, Empire Storm, Empire Wing
Everbeat Blue Eagle King of Avilea, Royal nestname Terran from Pteranodon
Fable Osprey Nestname of Truetongue Osprey, Speaker, Royal Page and Student at Royal Academy
Fairbreast Osprey Daughter of Fairquill's nest sister
Fairquill Osprey Ma-wing to Fable Truetongue
Fairspring Kingfisher Longtime housekeeper and cook for Dr. Keeneye, nestname Fairy
Fantail Wild Turkey Lord High Chamberlain and Personal Assistant to the King - Baronet
Fattail Muskrat Husband of Furbank on the Striking Snake River
Fellwing Blue Eagle First King of Avilea and founder of the Blue Eagle Dynasty
Flatdip Loon Royal Courier
Fleetwing Rufous Hummingbird Vancouver Clan, nestname Gleam, close friend of Fable and Torpor alias Loosefeather
Furback Muskrat Wife of Fattail on the Striking Snake River
Gavelbeak Great Horned Owl Gavelbeak Horned Owl, Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Avilea, Order of the Quill, Chief of the Courts of Justice and Preservation, Ancient Holder of the Laws of Avilea, Order of the Royal Aerie - nestname Tonoria
Gildbeak Blue Eagle Queen of Avilea
Gleam Rufous Hummingbird Vancouver Clan, given name Fleetwing, close friend of Fable and Torpor alias Loosefeather
Goldeneye Great Horned Owl Judge Learned Wing of the Rideau Council and District Judge.  Nestname Sticky.
Goldtail Golden Eagle Earl of Laredo, Descendant of Lord Everor the First Golden Eagle Ambassador who came West with Fellwing
Hardglide Peregrine Major & Cloud Master of the North Wind
Hardtail Red-tailed Hawk Royal Tree Major Fell at Battle of Big Loft Mountain
Hookbill Macaw McGuffin
Ironbeak Blue Eagle Duke and Commanding General of the Royal Forest Corps Flight Infantry, the Big Green One. Battle name Guts and Gizzards,  Uncle to Princess Bluehope Nestname Grok
Keeneye Kingfisher Doctor in Old City and member of resistance, nestname Dipper Secret Earl of Aquilane
Leatherneck Wood Stork Pontchartrain Council, South Windland, scientist, nestname Torpor, close friend of Fable and Gleam
Limptail Great Blue Heron Old Joe's brood brother
Longdive Loon Royal Postal Courier, nestname Scooter
Longquill Pygmy Owl Royal Historian The Right Honorable Longquill Owl, Lore Master of Eagalia, Chief Librarian of the Royal Library, retired, President Emeritus of the Order of the Owl, O.R.A., O.G.B, O.C
Longtalon Blue Eagle Duke and Wing Commander of the North Wind - Based in Algonquin.
Loosefeather Rufous Hummingbird Vancouver Clan, given name Fleetwing, close friend of Fable and Torpor alias Loosefeather
Magic Merlin Rightwing 1st Osprey Covey Bluehope Guards Nestname Circus
Mottlehead Turkey Vulture Baron Mottlehead Leader of Blackguards
Nibtuck Owl Magistrate who first arraigns Fable in Eagalia for disturbing the peace
Nickfeather Grosbeak Proprietor of the Crown and Thistle tavern in Old City
Nutbreath Black Squirrel One of two squirrels who are the first to talk to Fable
Nutbutter Nuthatch Ticket attendant at The Sphere
Old Joe Great Blue Heron Rideau Lakes Storyteller, Folklorist and Minstrel.
Osyrus Falcon God One of the First Born and God of the Falcons
Ossifraga Osprey Clan Leader of Rideau Ospreys
Pecktell Golden Eagle Lord and First Secretary of King Everbeat -  Viscount
Penwing American Kestrel Nestbrother of Digby/Swordwing, also known as Quillspear the Bard of Browntown aka Billie the Bard
Plunger Loon Royal Courier
Quarrel Raven Part of Mottlehead's band of Blackguards
Quickbeak Osprey Nest brother to Fable Truetongue
Quicktalon Osprey Pa-wing to Fable Truetongue
Quillspear American Kestrel Bard of Browntown, nestbrother of Digby/Swordwing, also known as Penwing brother of Swordwing aka Billie the Bard
Red Bay Northern Hobby Leftwing Corporal of the 1st Osprey Covey Bluehope Guards
Red Throat Greater Antillean Bullfinch Nestname Bully - Firebrand Orator of the underclass in Browntown.  Head of the Progressive Party
Roughnape Cowbird Rabble rouser at the Lilypad Tavern in Eagalia
Ruby Rufous Hummingbird Vaudeville performer at the Cock and Hen in Browntown, spy for south
Rufus Black Bear The Thane of the Endless Mountains
Scooter Loon Nestname of Longdive Loon, Royal Postal Courier
Scrimshaw Great White Egret Editor of the Prothonotary Press - nestname Scavenger
Shortstroke Blue Eagle Duke and Suitor of Bluehope posted at Fort Fearnought on Mount Mammoth
Silverstreak Peregrine Falcon Captain of the Bluehope Guard. Leader of Airflight at first Longday at Rideau
Skybeater Blue Eagle Explorer from 500 AD of Northern Wastes and Southern Sea Islands, Lost in the Western Mountains in 524 AD
Squiggles Carolina Wren First Clerk of Court, Supreme Court of Eagalia and Tonoria's personal secretarybird
Strikebill Anhinga "Baron" Billspear - A darter or snakebird - an assassin bird - that was hired by Mottlehead to help kidnap Princess Bluehope
Sureglide Peregrine Falcon Lord Stifftail Sureglide, Earl of Piedmont, Colonel and Storm Rider of the 1st Storm of the Royal Wing of the Royal Wind
Swallowtail Loon Royal Courier
Swiftbeat Merlin Squire Swiftbeat, Firstwing of 7th Talon, 3rd Flight, 4th Cloud of Royal Storm - Sentry on Alabaster Road, Hawk Tower Checkpoint
Swordwing American Kestrel Swordwing Kestrel, printer and reporter for the Prothonoatary Press, nestbrother to Penwing/Quillspear Nestname Digby
Tailbrain Black Squirrel One of two squirrels who are the first to talk to Fable
Tallcrest Blue Jay Sergeant in Capitol Police, street name Tapper
Thornbill Ivory-billed Woodpecker Lord Thornbill - Astronomer Royal - Executive Director Emeritus of the Museum of Natural History
Tippy Mourning Dove Royal Featherdresser to the Princess wing name Tippreena
Tipstripe Blue Jay Sergeant in Capitol Police who captured Gleam
Tipwater Magnificent Frigatebird Ensign lost in the Hurricane of Quill Island
Tonoria Great Horned Owl See Gavelbeak
Torpor Wood Stork Pontchartrain Council, South Windland, scientist, given name Leatherneck, close friend of Fable and Gleam
Truequill Osprey Truequill Osprey.  First to create a mammalian alphabet and teach the mammals to write and record their own history, Creator of first inter-special sign language, nestname - Aurie and Aurora
Truetongue Osprey Truetongue Osprey, Speaker, Royal Page and Student at Royal Academy, Nestname Fable
Twoclaw Cardinal Bailiff in Eagalia jail
Weedwacker Loon Longdive's cousin The Postmaster of the Royal Keep at the Empire Fortress in Old City Nestname of Wacker
Whitecap Magnificent Frigatebird Captain Whitecap, Galemaster of the Old City Squadron 2nd in command to Man o' War
Whitedown Osprey Aurora's ma-wing
Whiteneck Loon Royal Courier from Kenora Council, North Windland
Willhook Snail Kite Warden at the Confluence Holding Nest where Gleam was detained
Wingstorm Golden Eagle Marquis d'Oak, Earl of Palmetto Golden Eagle descended from first Ambassador to the Kingdom, Lord Everon, Full titles: Lord Wingstorm, Wing Commander of the Royal Wing, Commandant of Fort Defiance, Head of Thunderbirds, Nestname: Aubrey
Wiper American Kestrel Chief Warrant Officer Masterbeak Wiper.  First aide-de-camp to Admiral Bluewater
 
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