Like water off a duck…

(cont…)

Who wouldn't want to be "As Free as a Bird"?

Who wouldn’t want to be “As Free as a Bird”?

Free as a bird…A bird’s-eye view…Eat like a bird…The early bird catches the worm…Birds of a feather flock together…
A ship’s crow’s nest…As the crow flies…Make them eat crow…Crow’s feet (around eyes)
As a duck takes to water…waddles like a duck
Crazy as a loon…(perhaps because of its odd call?)
Dead as a dodo…
As graceful as a swan…
Happy as a lark…
Mad as a wet hen…Scarce as hen’s teeth…
Strutting like a peacock…
Sail downwind with gull-wing sails (for you sailors out there)…
Watch with an eagle eye…
Like a night owl …

We also name locations after different birds. Here are just a few from the United States:

Bird City, KS…Bird In Hand, PA…Bird Island, MN…Birdseye, AR…Birdsboro, PA
Chicken, AK…Chickenfoot County, PA
Crane, IN, MO, MT, OR, TX…Crane Hill, AL…Crane Lake, MN
Duck, WV…Duck Creek, UT…Duck Hill MS…Duck River, TN…Ductown, TN
Eagle, AK, CO, ID, MI, NE, WI…Eagle Bay, NY…Eagle Bend, MN…Eagle Butte, SD
Finchville, KY…Finch Park, NC, NJ
Goose Creek, KY, SC…
Goose Lake, IA…Goose Prairie, WA…Goose Rock, KY
Hawk Inlet, AK…Hawk Point, MO…Hawk Run, PA…Hawk Springs, WY…Hawkeye, IA
Merlin, OR
Owl Canyon, CO…Owls Head, ME, NY…Owl Creek, KY
Raven, KY, VA…Raven Cliff, WV…Ravendale, CA, AR
Sparrow Bush, NY…Sparrow Point, MD

1 Comment

One Response to Like water off a duck…

  1. Anne Peyton says:

    Rousing good time, get your hackles up…

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