The timeline below shows where the symbol Birds appears in The Odyssey. The colored dots and icons indicate which themes are associated with that appearance.
...Telemachus to leave for home with Pisistratus. When Telemachus mentions Odysseus in his good-byes, an eagle with a goose in its claws flies by: a good omen. At Pylos, Telemachus loads... (full context)
...contest. Odysseus ignores another insult from the goatherd and speaks briefly to the cowherd. An eagle flies by with a dove in its claws, and Amphinomus convinces the suitors to stop... (full context)