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Proverbs containing the word Birds

Birds of a feather flock together

Here 'of a feather' means 'of the same kind or family', and the verb 'to flock' means t'o feed or travel in company'. We do not find rooks... Read more →

Birds in their little nests agree

This comes from Love Between Brothers and Sisters,one of the divine songs for children by Isaac Watts. The practical application of the proverb... Read more →

One beats the bush, and another catches the birds

One man does all the hard work, and another reaps the benefits. The reference is to the beater, whose job is to strike the bushes and rouse the... Read more →

You cannot catch old birds with chaff

Experienced people are not to be deceived; they are too shrewd. Chaff is the outer covering of the grain and worthless as food.