Five UK Pedestrian Road Crossings Named After Animals

Oh yes, in the UK we like to name our pedestrian crossings (crosswalks to our American friends) after animals.
Actually most of them are birds.
And one of them is a mythological creature.
What's not to like?
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You'll know this from the 'Abbey Road' album. It doesn't have traffic lights, just flashing yellow beacons. You have to step into the road and hope someone will stop.
It has stripes painted across the road.
These have traffic lights that a pedestrian can activate by pressing a button. No stripes. The signal that tells you when to cross is on the opposite side of the road.
The name stands for 'Pedestrian Light Controlled' crossing. (Kind of). It can catch fish in its long bill / huge throat pouch.
These have a button too, but the system can see if you've naughtily wandered off, and then it'll cancel the request. The signal to cross is on the same side of the road as yourself.
The name stands for "Pedestrian User Friendly Intelligent" crossing. It's a seabird with a brightly decorated bill.
This crossing is wider than the previous two. There's room for both pedestrians and cyclists, and the signal to cross shows both symbols.
The name comes from a terrible pun about how many can cross at the same time. It lives in forests and has a large colourful bill.
These slightly new-fangled crossings have an ordinary height button for pedestrians, and a high-up button for people on horses. (Apparently there is no special button for horses to press, an oversight surely).
They're named after a winged white horse from Greek mythology (who would probably fly over the road tbh).
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