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The Alkonost is a Russian Monster which has the body of a bird but the head (and at times the breasts) of a beautiful woman. Its song is so beautiful that those who hear it forget everything they are doing, they know and care about and wish for nothing more than to hear the alkonost sing which makes them comparable to the Russian Sirin. The Alkonost will roll its eggs into the sea, and when they are born the there is a massive storm.