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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 | Incorrect

    Bald Eagle

    Bald Eagle | Incorrect


    Ostrich | Correct

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


    Eagles | Incorrect


    Owls | Correct


    Falcons | Incorrect


    Hummingbirds | Incorrect

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


    Penguins | Incorrect


    Ostriches | Incorrect


    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 | Correct


    Relocating | Incorrect


    Roaming | Incorrect


    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 | Incorrect


    Insects | Incorrect


    Worms | Incorrect

    All of the above

    All of the above | Correct


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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