Aitvaras

Baltic - A Lithuanian house spirit. This spirit was variously described as a cockerel or as a flying dragon with the head of a snake and a fiery tail. Such a bird can be obtained in exchange for giving one's soul to the Devil or it can be reared from an egg laid by a sevenyear- old cockerel. Fed on omelettes, the bird can increase its owner's wealth by stealing food and money. In some accounts, identified as Aitvaras, Pukys, Pukys, kaukas, Para, Kaukas, Estonian Ai, Estonian Ai, Ajata, Finnish Ajata, Finnish Ajata, Ai, pukys, pukys or Para.

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