...is worth two in the bush, or other leafy, brushy undergrowth.
We spotted a couple of yellow-throated warblers a couple of days ago. A wood thrush came really close to our house today. Didn't see it, but heard it plainly.
A non-feathered friend also came a little too close to the house: a coyote howled right out in the front yard somewhere last night. I adore coyotes, but not up close and personal.
"To be conscious that you are ignorant is a great step to knowledge." ~ Benjamin Disraeli (1804 - 1881)