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Stymphalian birds

Stymphalian birds (stĬmfā´lēən), in Greek mythology, dangerous man-eating birds that infested the woods around Lake Stymphalus in Arcadia. As his fifth labor, Hercules frightened the birds into the air with a huge rattle and then killed them.

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Stymphalian birds

Stymphalian birds in Greek mythology, harmful birds which infested Stymphalus, a district in Arcadia, and were destroyed by Hercules as the fifth of his twelve labours.

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"Stymphalian birds." The Oxford Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. . Retrieved August 20, 2017 from Encyclopedia.com: http://www.encyclopedia.com/humanities/dictionaries-thesauruses-pictures-and-press-releases/stymphalian-birds