Birdy Sayings, Proverbs, and Descriptions
A little bird told me.
That’s for the birds.
A bird’s-eye view.
A lame-duck politician.
Scarcer than hen’s teeth.
Madder than a wet hen.
The early bird catches the worm.
A bird in the hand is worth two in the bush.
What’s sauce for the goose is sauce for the gander.
Kill two birds with one stone.
Don’t put all of your eggs in one basket.
Don’t count your chickens before they are hatched.
One swallow does not make a summer.
Crowing about her accomplishments.
She eats like a bird.
Ducking one’s responsibilities.
His swan song.
To hawk one’s wares.
To have an eagle-eye.
Proud as a peacock.
He’s a dodo.
She’s a loon.
To sing like a canary.
He’s a Cardinal in the Catholic Church.
Sitting in the catbird’s seat.
To crane one’s neck.
To grouse about something.
They are lovebirds.
Wise as an owl.
To rail about a subject.
To call someone a turkey.
Running around like a chicken with its head cut off.
Towns with bird names
Bird City, Kansas
Goose Pimple Junction, Virginia
Turkey Scratch, Arkansas
Some Birds in Literature Titles
The Raven- Edgar Allen Poe
Ode to a Nightingale – John Keats
The Eagle – Alfred Lord Tennyson
The Owl and the Pussycat – Edward Lear
Birds – Aristophanes
The Birds – Daphne du Maurier
Nightingale – Hans Christian Anderson
I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings – Maya Angelou
To Kill a Mockingbird – Harper Lee
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