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The Bird Quiz

From vultures to eagles , better check what you know! 8 Questions.

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Question 1 Photo

I have a long, thick, dagger-like beak and am known for my headlong dives into water. My vivid plumage is often admired. What bird am I?

  • Kingfisher
  • Spoonbill
  • Mallard
  • Moorhen

Question 2 Photo

I am a small game bird living mainly on farmland. My call is a "creaky gate" sound. What bird am I?

  • Capercaille
  • Grey Partridge
  • Quail
  • Pheasant

Question 3 Photo

I am a large male duck, notable for my bold colours and my broad-tipped, shovel-like bill. I am never found on the open sea. What bird am I?

  • Shoveler
  • Oystercatcher
  • Sandpiper
  • Wigeon

Question 4 Photo

I am a common sight at sea and I fly all the way from the far north to the far south to avoid the northern winter. I have a red beak and red legs. What bird am I?

  • Arctic Tern
  • Kittiwake
  • Gannet
  • Puffin

Question 5 Photo

I am a big crow, with a steep forehead and loose underside feathers. I am a good flier and nest in treetop colonies. What bird am I?

  • Blackbird
  • Starling
  • Rook
  • Magpie

Question 6 Photo

I am a small bird of prey found in open countryside. I rarely come into gardens - I prefer to perch on poles or wires. I have a grey head and tail. What bird am I?

  • Kestrel
  • Osprey
  • Vulture
  • Golden Eagle

Question 7 Photo

I am a shy woodland bird, but can also be seen in parks. In autumn I collect acorns and bury them for winter. What bird am I?

  • Green Woodpecker
  • Tawny Owl
  • Cuckoo
  • Jay

Question 8 Photo

I am large with a big head and round black eyes. Look out for me in gardens and parks after dark. I make loud hooting calls. What bird am I?

  • Tawny Owl
  • Sparrowhawk
  • Nightjar
  • Cuckoo