It had the head of a woman, the body of a lion, the wings of a bird, and the tail of a serpent.
A good newspaper reporter takes advantage of what he learns from any source, even the "little bird told him so" type of source.
A creepy cry that sounds like a human voice, velvet black wings, the image of tearing into dead flesh; crows are known across the world as an ill-omened bird that flies down with ill-luck.
We can conjecture that it may be advantageous for a particular bird to be known to its neighbors or its mate.
A prudent bird chooses its tree. A wise servant chooses his master.
But in many ways, the bird called Alex is unusual, for it has shown the kind of mental abilities that scientists once thought only humans had.
A polite way to reveal knowledge of a fact without telling the source of the information is to say, "a little bird told me".
As a matter of fact, he did just catch that bird in midair with his teeth.
That bird uses to flies from Africa to Northern Europe during migration period.
Птицы летят на юг|The birds are flying south.
The boss is hard to get along with. But if I try to talk to him about problems I have at work he might have a little heart. Even a hunter can't kill a bird who flies to him for protection.
Well, it's just like the proverb "fine feathers make a fine bird". You look really good when you wear a suit.
The campers made their own bird feeders with pinecones, peanut butter, and seeds. They hung them from trees with fishing line.