An Ostrich, which leaves its eggs to nature, chided a Pelican for feeding her own with blood. Pelican responded that children are the highest calling. Raising children is the best job in the world.
A Kite brags to an Eagle in order to woo the Eagle. The Eagle weds the Kite and then asks the Kite to demonstrate the truth of the tale. It was a lie. Some people will do anything to get what they want.
The Ostrich appears as both bird and beast. To the birds he showed his wings and beak; to the beasts he showed feet. After, both accepted him. Sometimes a half-truth is necessary.