One of my photogenic fellow diggers, Al, with a nice vase top....
For a while we were in peril of total victory. Then a question came up that, if I recall correctly, was: "By tradition in Liverpool, if a virgin walks under an eave which contains a bird's nest, what happens?".
By strategically pointing out that this was a highly theoretical proposition, unlikely to have ever been tested, we incurred a five point penalty and secured a second place finish.
We were then able to trade the bottle of wine for the dime store fake bird. (advertised as a budgie, but this like so much of the quiz, is questionable at best).
Roman legions had an eagle attached to their legionary standards, something like this:
Here is a long range view