Bird Brain of Britain Quiz
Identify British birds (with pictures) No tap-ins or timer. 30 Questions.
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What bird is mainly a winter visitor to reed-beds, breeds in small numbers in the UK and has a 'booming' call?
What rare breeder and hard to find species is most often seen in early Spring?
What bird, primarily of rocky, coastal areas, has successfully begun to re-colonise Cornwall again?
What (now scarce) resident has a stronghold in East Anglia and the Fens and a short, jangling call?
What small goose arrives in large numbers in the winter and occurs in pale-bellied and dark-bellied forms?
What species is our commonest resident duck, and can be seen virtually anywhere there is water?
What member of the Crake family is a crepuscular bird that frequents reed-beds and has a squealing call?
What bird is a summer visitor to heathland and stony ground and is most active at dawn and dusk?
What bird, with a black cap and yellow tip to the bill, can be seen off the coasts of Britain in the summer?
What unobtrusive and shy bird is best known for its song and is extremely unlikely to be found in Berkeley Square?
Another member of the Thrush family has a white gorget on its breast and is another summer visitor, what is it?
What extremely shy and difficult to find bird is attracted to Hornbeam and cherry trees, and is a resident breeder in the UK in small numbers?
What summer visitor has a 'wet-my-lips' call and frequents large fields where it can be heard in the evenings but is almost impossible to see?
What bird, now restricted to a few breeding sites in the UK, is a frequenter of heathland habitat?
What Dove, a very scarce summer visitor, has declined markedly recently and has a soft 'purring' call?
What bird arrives in summer and is known by its needle-thin, high-pitched "sweeeee" calls?
What crepuscular bird frequents heaths and clear-fell areas of forests and is a summer visitor to the UK in small numbers?
What UK resident and songster rises high and delivers its song in a torrent of unending notes?
What large bird of prey has now been re-introduced into Scotland and Rutland Water where its main diet is fish?
What bird, also known as the 'Dabchick', is a resident of the UK and its call a series of high-pitched, rattling trills?
Great Crested Grebe
What highly colourful UK resident can often be seen making its darting flight along rivers, streams and lakes in the UK?
What UK resident is most likely to be found in woodland as it makes its thin, "Srriii" calls?
Lesser Spotted Woodpecker
What small bird, associated mainly with conifers and a UK resident, has a white stripe running down the back of its head and buff flanks?
Europe's smallest bird is a tree-dwelling member of the Warbler family and makes a series of high "zreee, zreee, zreee" calls, what is it?
Which yellow-eyed Owl breeds in small numbers in the UK and is also a winter visitor to reed-beds?
Which large, garrulous Gull is a keen scavenger and whose "Kya-kya-kya" call is a fixture of many seaside towns in the UK?
Lesser Black-backed Gull
What localised breeder in Scotland and member of the Grouse family prefers mountainsides and moults into its all-white plumage for winter?
What bird has made a remarkable comeback in the UK after a successful re-introduction scheme in the Chiltern Hills?
What secretive and cryptically-plumaged bird is the only wader to inhabit moist woodland and can be seen at dawn and dusk?
And finally, what bird, also known as the 'Peewit', is a farmland bird and is a member of the Plover family?
Little Ringed Plover
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