Study Guide

Heracles (Hercules): The Twelve Labors The Stymphalian Birds

The Stymphalian Birds

Yikes! Man-eating birds that plagued the Stymphalian lake. Heracles gets rid of these birds as his sixth labor. Some say he does this by creating a bronze rattle, which he shakes to scare them off. Others say that he uses his Hydra-poisoned arrow to shoot them all.

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