I went sailing with a seagull
Taught me how to shoot an eagle
Saying "my life is a ball, who needs to mourn"

from Ashley Chittock – Little Bird on Rap Genius

Meaning

As you listen to the song you’ll notice all of the animals named in the verses are teaching the protagonist things that will help them survive.

They represent manipulators and liars in society.

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