August Rooster Picture

Chinese Phoenix, Fenghuang, the August Rooster.

I really am into drawing birds lately, it would seem.

Allegedly (atleast according to Wikipedia), the Fenghuang is a mixture between the following birds:

Head: Golden Pheasant
Beak: Parrot
Body: Mandarin Duck
Wings: Swallow
Tail: Peacock
Legs: Crane

Not all of them fit my idea of a phoenix, but I think the end result seems rather mythological none the less.
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