Quiz: Backyard Birds Quiz
Backyard Birds Quiz
By: Staff
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About This Quiz

So you think you know our warbler from your finch, your gull from your tern, your lesser goldfinch from your ... morer goldfinch? Impress friends and fowl alike by acing this backyard bird quiz.

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We usually think of the oriole as a bird located on the East Coast, but where does the hooded oriole hang out?
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What chickadee makes its home in the southeast?
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What bird -- that makes its home all over the United States -- is commonly called a buzzard?
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What does a turkey vulture do when threatened?
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The purple finch is what color?
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What is it called when someone imitates a bird call to attract our winged friends?
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What group of birds will all quickly fly en-masse to a tree if you disturb a group?
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The American crow is super common, but what other type of crow is nearly identical?
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If you're hearing an owl during the day, you might be listening to:
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The bronzed cowbird looks zombie-like due to its:
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A hairy woodpecker "drums" at roughly:
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What is the longer name of regular old pigeons, seen all over the U.S.?
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Is the pigeon native to the U.S.?
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The scarlet tanager is:
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A yellow-bellied sapsucker is:
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You might recognize the titmouse by its:
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Which mallard sex has an emerald head?
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In the last couple decades, California gulls went from a population of 400 to how many in San Francisco Bay?
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What hawk can occasionally appear totally white?
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The California and Gambel quail both have:
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We often think of magpies as strictly black and white but they often display color:
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Which is the heavy metal rock band name and NOT the name of a bird?
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What robust bird has now been introduced to Western Europe?
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What's the common sparrow you probably see at your backyard feeder?
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