Species:Aurelian Gender: Male Date of birth: 237001.30 Age:26 Height: 7ft 3 (2.2m, excluding folded wings) Wingspan: 26ft (8m) Weight: 100lbs (45kg) Build: Very thin and willowy, although plumage gives the illusion of more mass. Birthmarks, Scars, etc: Traditional coming-of-age tattoos on beak Plumage colour: Reddish ochre with white and black details Eye colour: Blue
Kree'Ahk is quite tall; his head passing the 7ft mark by a few inches, his folded wings reaching up further still. Undermining his natural loftiness was the delicate and precise nature in which he moves. For all his height the Aurelian has little more mass than a 12 year old human female. He was mostly a rusty-orange colour with iridescent highlights of gold. His throat and chest boasted a flash of white and there were details of black at his extremities, including a dark crest. The Aurelian's face is seemingly austere, an accident of evolution that did not determine the severity of the Ensign's mood.
Other siblings: Kree'Ahk also has 5 younger siblings from a second clutch.
Kree'Ahk's flocklands are mainly made up of a rocky region, where the sandstone is rich with iron oxide. Because of this the whole area is a red-orange colour (much like the Grand Canyon region on Earth) which has influenced the plummage of the Zhikaww Aurelians, deepening the colour of their feathers from the more average yellow to a redder hue. He was born to his parents first clutch, with two sisters and a brother, and grew up amongst the eroded rock formation of his flocklands, scrambling up cliff faces and swooping between spires.
Being that his mother was a teacher, Kree'Ahk was always encouraged to ask questions and he quickly developed a thirst for knowledge and exploring. In his youth he undertook several grand migrations, visiting far flung regions of his home planet. He is generally curious, adventure seeking and not adverse to difficult or long tasks.
Awareness of the few Federation visitors Aurelia receives piqued Kree'Ahk's curiosity and he found his desire to learn and explore extended further than he thought possible, and so he began his path toward gaining entry to Starfleet.
It took some time for Kree'Ahk to come to terms with the confines of space travel, but thanks to holographic technologies there were easy methods for relief. He still finds it uncomfortable to go for long stretches inside, without being able to stretch his wings.
Used to wide open spaces
Often singing / whistling to himself
Enjoys various forms of exercise: Gliding, climbing, hiking
Dislikes: Swimming, getting wet. Prefers sonic showers or dust bathing.
Has a mild sense of claustrophobia, after long periods of being 'cooped up'.