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Proverbs containing the word Bird

It is a foolish bird that soils its own nest

Just as a bird doesn't dirty its own nest, so human beings shouldn't do anything to harm what is close to them. In other words, don't commit... Read more →

A bird in the hand is worth two in the bush

If a hunter has shot one bird, he should be satisfied with that and not go off looking for the ones that flew away. We use the proverb to mean... Read more →

Fine feathers make fine birds

The chaffinch is much more than colourful and attractive than the house of sparrow, yet they are of the same family; they are both finches, and... Read more →

The early bird catches the worm

A person who gets up early in the morning has the best chance of success. Good advice to those who get up late in the morning, or miss... Read more →