Stork: this bird is found in several coats of arms, as well as the heron and crane, although in the actual drawing it is difficult to distinguish them. The bird is frequently represented with the right leg raised.
Or, a stork statant–John de EGLESCLIFF, Bp. of Connor, afterwards of Llandaff, 1323-47.
Argent, on a chevron between three storks, as many swans proper–POULTERERS’ Company, [Inc. 1504].
Or, a stork proper–SERJEANTS’ INN, Chancery Lane.
Argent, a stork sable, beaked and membered gules–STARKEY, co. Derby.
Azure, three storks, wings expanded argent–GIBSON, Swindon, co. Wilts.
Azure, three storks rising argent–GIBSON, Bp. of Lincoln, 1716, and of London, 1723-48.
Party per fesse argent and sable, a pale counterchanged, three storks close of the second–Edward STOREY, Bp. of Carlisle, 1468, and of Chichester, 1478-1502.