Gules, a heron displayed vigilant Argent, beaked and membered Or, armed Azure, the sinister leg perched upon a crescent (moon) Or, and having in the beak a fish Argent.
A maiden Proper with her hair hanging down upon her shoulders Or, attired in a robe Gules, lining and girdle Or, grasping in each hand a sword Proper, hilted and pommeled Or.
Upper motto: "ALTENBURG"; lower motto: "AIR MUIR 'S AIR TIR"
The Court of Lord Lyon 25 Oct 1994, Sir Malcolm Innes of Edingight KCVO, Lyon (Public Register Vol.78 p.26)
Captain, U.S. Army Infantry (Retired)
Artist: Yvonne Holton, BA (Hons), Islay Herald at Arms, Court of The Lord Lyon