EU Austerity Albatross
Albatrosses, of the biological family Diomedeidae, are large seabirds allied to the procellariids, storm petrels and diving petrels in the order Procellariiformes (the tubenoses). The Albatross is often used as a metaphor.
European Central Bank is the institution of the European Union (EU) that administers the monetary policy of the 17 EU Eurozone member states.
This caricature of an Albatross is based on Creative Commons licensed photos from the following Flickr photostreams of Forest and Kim Starr, Brian Gratwicke and NH53. The source image for the European Central Bank sign is a Creative Commons licensed photo from UggBoy?UggGirl's Flickr photostream.