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Quizzes

Can you name this biblical sounding bird?

We tend to be a serious lot (indeed birders seem to have a universal image everywhere as sad anoraks… but we do like some fun when its too dark to go birding. Try a few of the quizzes and puzzles below… I do.

There are also a growing number of competitions which are of interest to birders and, when I find out about them they will also appear below. Most bird magazines also have competitions from the chance to win the latest binoculars or a birding trip to just the knowledge that you will improve your ID skills…

Other Links

Bird Chat Quiz

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…currently suspended due to need to complete a Phd thesis!

Bavarian Birds

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Computer Birding at Bavarian Birds - Bird Identification Quiz. Test your birding and linguistic skills in German/ English/ Scientific/ French/ Spanish/ Italian/ Dutch/ Danish/ Swedish & Norwegian - with more than 500 photos of more than 260 European species(including vagrants)

Dr Saul's Biology in Motion

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Amongst other wildlife/Life Sciences Quizzes are some for us narrowly foucussed birders. The webmaster writes: It's a program I wrote that allows you to practice matching common names of birds with family names. It only includes birds of the USA/Canada. Even so, the list is long, so it's split into 5 different quizzes

Bird Names Quiz

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…from the San Antonio Audubon Society

Bird Forum Fun Quizzes

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Links to 250 quizzes for birders…

British Garden Birds Quiz

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Why don't you test your bird identification skills by playing this quiz. There are no prizes, it's just a bit of light-hearted fun, though you will discover just how much you know about your garden birds and possibly learn some more at the same time!

Ridge Wood Bird Quiz

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Are you a bird brain? Take this quiz and find out…

Computer Birding Quiz

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Bird quiz with 2700 Photos of 519 Species from Europe (with vagrants!)…

Birds Quiz

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Nature Site

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Learn to identify birds and birdsong with a free online Birdwatching game. A fun way to learn the names of birds and their habitats for all from beginning bird watchers to experts…

Where the Birds Are

On-Line Game

"Where the Birds Are" is a virtual birdwatching game featuring high-definition 3-D bird graphics and utilizing real bird-distribution data to provide birdwatching novices and enthusiasts with an authentic online birding experience...

Nord University Bird Quiz

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Multi-language/culture site with ID etc. The Beginners Quiz consists of a selection of pictures with sound of the commonest birds in Europe. If you find this quiz too easy, you can choose any of the other training quizzes. Every quiz allows you to choose 10, 20 or 30 questions, and gives you a choice of 20 seconds or unlimited time to decide your answer. When you've done your training quiz you can register your score and it will be placed on the results list, if you wish.