The phoenix is a legendary bird of fire. The phoenix is used to represent immortality and resurrection. The legend of the phoenix is different in every country.
In Egypt, the phoenix was a bird offered in sacrifice to the sun god Ra. This bird looked like an eagle with gold-red feathers that looked like fire. Some phoenixes are made out of fire.
In Arabia, there was only one phoenix at a time that lived for 500 to 1400 years. When it died, it made a nest and set it on fire while it was in it. From the ashes came a new phoenix.
In Japan, when a phoenix arrived, all the birds in the world came to where the phoenix landed. If a phoenix was to land in front of a person, they would get very good fortune. If the phoenix flew away from you, you would get bad luck.