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They'll strip everyone to bones if we don't drive them away!

–- Annabeth, talking about Stymphalian Birds.

A Stymphalian Bird is a species of monstrous pigeon-like birds.
Birds

Hercules and the Stymphalian Birds.

History

In Greek mythology, Hercules' sixth labor was to beat the Stymphalian birds. He did it by using brass bells given to him by Athena to scare them into the air, and when the birds took off from the swamp that they rested in, Hercules shot many of them down with his bow and arrows. Although some escaped, they never returned to the area that they were terrorizing.

Percy Jackson and the Olympians

The Sea of Monsters

Stymphalian birds attack Camp Half-Blood during a chariot race, and are able to enter the camp's borders due to the fact that Thalia's tree is dying. Percy Jackson and Annabeth Chase used Chiron's music from a portable stereo to confuse the birds, so Apollo's cabin could shoot them down. Tantalus apparently then cooked and served them for the winning camper's prize-dinner.

The Demigod Files

The Stolen Chariot

Phobos and Deimos send Stymphalian birds after Clarisse La Rue.

The Heroes of Olympus

The Mark of Athena

Stymphalian birds attack the Argo II, but Festus torches them.

The Blood of Olympus

Stymphailian birds are stated to have attacked Frank Zhang and Piper McLean in Pylos, but are easily defeated with vegetables from Piper's cornucopia.

Abilities

Stymphalian birds have sharp Celestial Bronze beaks that can tear through flesh. They also have the ability to use their feathers like arrows, being able to shoot them down at their prey from above.

Monsters
Species: Centaur | Cyclopes | Dragon | Drakon | Eidolons | Empousa | Fire-Breathing Horse | Giants | Gorgon | Harpy | Hyperborean Giant | Ichthyocentaur | Karpoi | Katobleps | Laistrygonian Giant | Lycanthrope | Merpeople | Nikai | Nymphs | Pegasus | Satyr | Skolopendra | Stymphalian Birds | Telekhine | Blemmyae
Friendly Monsters: Argus | Blackjack | Briares | Chiron | Don | Ella | Festus | Gleeson Hedge | Gray |Grover Underwood | Hippocampus | Mellie | Mrs. O'Leary | Ophiotaurus | Peleus | Scipio | Tyson | Tempest
Enemy Monsters: Agrius and Oreius | Arachne | Basilisk | Charybdis and Scylla | Chimera | Chrysaor | Clazmonian Sow | Colchis Bull | Echidna | Euryale | Geryon | Joe Bob | Kampê | | Nanette | Manticore | Medusa | Minotaur | Nemean Lion | Polyphemus | Sphinx | Stheno | Typhon | Scythian Dracanae
Neutral Monsters: Carnivorous Sheep | Cerberus | Erymanthian Boar | Gray Sisters | Gorgons | Furies | Flesh-Eating Horse | Gryphon | Siren

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