Jackdaw (heraldic animal)

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Jackdaws in the coat of arms

Belonging to the corvids Dohle 's Heraldry an emblem and a common figure not very common in the arms .

As an attribute of St. Thomas Becket , it has found its way into the Canterbury coat of arms . Thomas Becket was the archbishop of this city from 1162 to 1170 , was murdered and canonized. The representation in the coat of arms is the same as that of the raven and is mainly in black. The gray neck and the gray cheeks of the real world are neglected in the coat of arms. An attempt is made to change the color of the beak and legs. In the case of a poor coat of arms outline, the coat of arms description must clarify the heraldic animal.