Sicilian saying of the day: gossiping

Sicilian rock partridge

A pirnici canta tri voti io iornu e sempri a danno so

The partridge sings three times a day and always to his own disadvantage.

Another beautiful natural image, this time of a wild bird widely hunted throughout Sicily and seen as a metaphor for the unattractive habit of malicious human gossip.

Any suggestions for an english equivalent?


By the way the Sicilian rock partridge is native to Sicily.