The birds of the sky live beside the springs; they make their voices heard among the foliage.
storks, any kind of heron, hoopoes, and bats.
Though you seem to soar like an eagle and make your nest among the stars, even from there I will bring you down. This is the LORD’s declaration.
You residents of Lebanon, nestled among the cedars, how you will groan when pains come on you, agony like a woman in labor.
Even storks in the sky know their seasons. Turtledoves, swallows, and cranes are aware of their migration, but my people do not know the requirements of the LORD.
It’s the smallest of all the seeds, but when grown, it’s taller than the garden plants and becomes a tree, so that the birds of the sky come and nest in its branches.”
and whose leaves were beautiful and its fruit abundant— and on it was food for all, under it the wild animals lived, and in its branches the birds of the sky lived—
All the birds of the sky nested in its branches, and all the animals of the field gave birth beneath its boughs; all the great nations lived in its shade.