- Celtic (culture)
- Aquatic (attribute)
- Flying (attribute)
- Haunting (behaviour)
A water bird of Scotland that pestered farmers by eating their unattended cattle. It has a similar appearance to the Northern Diver, but fully black, with webbed feet, hooked beak like an eagle and short clawed legs. It also had a roar like a bull. It flew across the Scottish Highlands and preyed on the cows and the sheep. It also dived in water and lived near the coast.
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