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Avian enigma

For nature experts. Some tougher bird questions 12 Questions.

 
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1

Which bird arrived back in Britain with the Falklands Task Force?

  • Adelie penguin
  • Sheathbill
  • Black browed albatross
  • Galapagos hawk

2

In falconry which bird would be used by an Emperor?

  • Eagle
  • Peregrine falcon
  • Goshawk
  • Harris hawk

3

Which birds, according to Ogden Nash '...lead Bohemian lives, they fail as husbands and as wives'?

  • Mallard
  • Dunnock
  • Magpie
  • Cuckoo

4

Which bird has once nested in Britain on St Giles cathedral, in 1416?

  • Lesser kestrel
  • White stork
  • Dalmation pelican
  • Bonelli's eagle

5

Which British bird has bright red underparts and a yellow crown?

  • Golden Pheasant
  • Goldfinch
  • Golden plover
  • Yellowhammer

6

Which English footbal team is known as 'The Owls'?

  • Oxford united
  • Luton town
  • Carlisle united
  • Sheffield wednesday

7

Which birds were parachuted into German-occupied Europe during World War 2?

  • Falcons
  • Pigeons
  • Sparrows
  • Ducks

8

How many birds would your beloved have received by the end of the twelfth day of Christmas?

  • 194
  • 190
  • 186
  • 199

9

Who sang 'Ride a white swan'?

  • Bay City Rollers
  • Fleetwood Mac
  • The Move
  • T Rex

10

What bird is associated with cider?

  • Bullfinch
  • Honey buzzard
  • Green woodpecker
  • Spotted flycatcher

11

Which duck has sails on it's wings?

  • Tufted duck
  • Mandarin duck
  • Pochard
  • Common scoter

12

Edinburgh zoo has a free flying population of which bird?

  • Lesser flamingo
  • Scarlet macaw
  • Budgerigar
  • Night heron

 

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