Nest: birds' nest are introduced into some coats of arms, and birds are frequently represented as on their nests, especially the Pelican. In the arms of RISLEY a child(q.v.) is represented lying in a nest.
Argent, on a mount vert a tree of the last with two bird's nests pendent by strings gules--AURIOL, London.
Argent, three Pelicans in piety or, nests vert; on a chief azure a mitre of the second between two mullets of the first--PATERSON, Scotland.