Photograph of a paper model of a Snallygaster, by artist Andy Singleton

Once believed to be a type of dragon, this bird—reptile hybrid has found its way onto the pages of many a Muggle newspaper

Snallygaster fact file


Part bird, part reptile

Magic Abilities

Snallygaster heartstrings can be used as wand cores


Serrated steel fangs

Typical Habitats

North America


A Snallygaster Protection League is stationed in Maryland