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Nature Trivia

It's a Bird!

How much do you know about our feathered friends? Test your knowledge with this short quiz

 

  1. What is the largest bird in the world?

    Big Bird

    Big Bird | Incorrect

    Emu

    Emu | Incorrect

    Bald Eagle

    Bald Eagle | Incorrect

    Ostrich

    Ostrich | Correct

  2. Which bird has eyes facing forward instead of on the sides of their heads, like most birds?

    Eagles

    Eagles | Incorrect

    Owls

    Owls | Correct

    Falcons

    Falcons | Incorrect

    Hummingbirds

    Hummingbirds | Incorrect

  3. Not all birds fly. Which of the following do not?

    Penguins

    Penguins | Incorrect

    Ostriches

    Ostriches | Incorrect

    Emus

    Emus | Incorrect

    All of the above

    All of the above | Correct

  4. Do you think you could run from Michigan to The Bahamas? Probably not. But tons of birds travel enormous distances each year, following warm weather and looking for food and just the right place to raise their babies. What is this process called?

    Migration

    Migration | Correct

    Relocating

    Relocating | Incorrect

    Roaming

    Roaming | Incorrect

    Wandering

    Wandering | Incorrect

  5. After all that running, you must be really hungry. Although different birds eat different things, which of the following might be lunch for a bird?

    Seeds

    Seeds | Incorrect

    Insects

    Insects | Incorrect

    Worms

    Worms | Incorrect

    All of the above

    All of the above | Correct

Scoring

Great job! Now, spread your wings – you know a lot more about birds! Did you know that birding, or watching and listening for birds, is a really popular hobby? According to U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, there are currently 48 million birders in the United States alone. Are you ready to start looking for feathered friends? Learn how to begin birding in four easy steps!

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