“The Pelican in Her Piety”
In medieval times, the pelican was believed to peck its breast in order to feed its young with its own blood. Additionally, it was believed it could revive its dead young with its blood as well. The parallels between the pelican and Christ both feeding, nourishing their children with their blood is obvious.
This window is located @ Sacred Heart Church in Bath PA.
Refer to “How to Read a Church” by Richard Taylor.