The Birdman is a regular enemy in Shadow Hearts. They originate in Bistritz but also find their way to Prague. It has the head of a raven, the torso of a man and two long arms that end in two finger like appendages.
Ghost of a bell ringer who took his own life. His body was pierced by a pole when he jumped off the bell tower. The story goes that the birds ate his flesh.
Birdmen is the name of a Native American tribe. There are several creatures of mythology that have human-avian characteristics. Specifically bird-headed, human-torso’d creatures are: Egyptian Gods – Horus, Ra, Thoth, Monthu, Seker, Qebehsenuef and Nekbet and also Garuda, the mount of the God, Vishnu.