Slavic Mythology

The Gods of Eastern Europe and Russia...


Russian and Ukrainian Nature Spirits

Also known as Bereginia, Beregynia

Nature spirits of lakes and forests

These are half-bird, half-fish nymphs who perch or swim in birch trees. There are many of them and they appear to have their own eco-system.

The particular region in which the Bereginy flourish is kept quiet to discourage birdwatchers creating a nuisance.

Bereginy Facts and Figures

Name: Bereginy
Pronunciation: Coming soon
Alternative names: Bereginia, Beregynia

Gender: Female
Type: Spirits
Area or people: Russia and the Ukraine
Celebration or Feast Day: Unknown at present

In charge of: Nature
Area of expertise: Nature

Good/Evil Rating: Unknown at present
Popularity index: 1659

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Article last revised on May 24, 2019 by Rowan Allen.
Editors: Peter J. Allen, Chas Saunders

References: Coming soon.

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