Ok, this is awesome. I'm redesigning my Aven Fanwalker based on this.

The plane is based on the American dust bowl. Leonin are pumas and lynx, Aven are Corvids. Which means he's a blue jay, not a cardinal. Real life jays don't have dimorphism, but this is fantasy, so these Aven can be dimorphic: the males are jays and the females are crows or magpies.


(Which, side note: how have Aven been a thing in MtG for this long without ever making any Crow-based ones? Why were Owl, Ibis, and Vulture all higher on your Iconic Birds list than "Crow" when Storm Crow is one of the most memetic cards in the game?!)

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