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even the hunter will refrain from killing the bird that has flown to him for shelter

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ON: キュウ, キョウ KUN: きわ.める, きわ.まる, きわ.まり, きわ.み
hard up, destitute, suffer, perplexed, cornered

Stroke: 15 JLPT: N1 SKIP: 2-3-12 FC: 3022.2

ON: チョウ KUN: とり
bird, chicken

Stroke: 11 Grade: 2 JLPT: N3 SKIP: 3-7-4 FC: 2732.2

ON: カイ, エ KUN: ふところ, なつ.かしい, なつ.かしむ, なつ.く, なつ.ける, なず.ける, いだ.く, おも.う
feelings, heart, yearn, miss someone, become attached to, bosom, breast, pocket

Stroke: 16 JLPT: N1 SKIP: 1-3-13 FC: 9403.3

ON: ニュウ, ジュ KUN: い.る, -い.る, -い.り, い.れる, -い.れ, はい.る
enter, insert

Stroke: 2 Grade: 1 JLPT: N4 SKIP: 4-2-4 FC: 8000.0

ON: リョウ KUN: かり, か.る
game-hunting, shooting, game, bag

Stroke: 11 JLPT: N1 SKIP: 1-3-8 FC: 4221.1

ON: KUN: いくさ
expert, teacher, master, model, exemplar, army (incl. counter), war

Stroke: 10 Grade: 5 JLPT: N2 SKIP: 1-6-4 FC: 2172.2

ON: サツ, サイ, セツ KUN: ころ.す, -ごろ.し, そ.ぐ
kill, murder, butcher, slice off, split, diminish, reduce, spoil

Stroke: 10 Grade: 5 JLPT: N2 SKIP: 1-6-4 FC: 4794.4

Parts: いけ好かない (いけすかない) ボス けど (けども) 仕事 (しごと) 悩み (なやみ) 相談 (そうだん) 案外 (あんがい) 窮鳥懐に入れば猟師も殺さず (きゅうちょうふところにいればりょうしもころさず) てな (ってな) 事になる (ことになる) かも知れない (かも)
The boss is hard to get along with. But if I try to talk to him about problems I have at work he might have a little heart. Even a hunter can't kill a bird who flies to him for protection.