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Bird Quiz

Bird Quiz

created by Juneau on Dec 200956 yrs old, Blairgowrie, Tayside, Scotland, UK
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Hello - I am really interested in all wildlife, and the natural history around us, and I love learning more about it, so I thought I'd put together a wee bird quiz for you. It is mainly based on British birds...just because I don't know anything about birds in foreign lands!! :o)

Hope you enjoy it!
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1. Which bird is associated with Christmas and is often found on Christmas cards (in the UK)?
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2. What is the smallest bird in Britain?
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3. In the 12 Days of Christmas song, how many turtle doves are there?
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4. What makes a snipe very easy to distinguish from other birds?
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5. One of these birds virtually never lands on the ground. They collect all their nesting materials in flight, mate in flight and even bath and drink in flight!
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6. One of the bird species below is often portrayed on native American totem poles. Which one?
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7. What is Britain's most common tern?
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8. A traditional Calypso folk song, sings about a bird sitting "up high in banana tree". What colour is that bird?
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9. In 2005 a nature documentary set in the Antarctic, won an Acadamy Award. The film depicts the yearly journey of what bird across Antartica?
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10. What is the most common bird on the planet?
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11. Which two birds love to go sledging! These birds have been seen sliding down snowbanks on their backs and repeatedly sliding down church windows!! :o)
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12. What is the fastest bird on the earth? It can fly at 55mph horizontally, but when in a swooping dive, can reach speeds of up to 273mph!!! This speed cannot be matched by any other animal in the world, be it on land, sea or sky

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Created: Dec 2009
Last Viewed: May 8
Last Commented: Mar 2018
Last Taken: Aug 2018

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