Birds Quiz – Medium Level
Are you a fan of the colourful feathers and lovely chirps? Let us test your bird smarts with this brain-stretching quiz!!!
#1. What is the other name of the Kakapo?
#2. Owl starts with its head facing straight forward, what is the approximate amount it can rotate its head in one direction?
Owls have fixed eye sockets, so in order to see their surroundings, they must move their heads. As it turns out, owls have uniquely constructed necks and an arterial system that feeds blood to the brain even while they are twisting their necks to rotate their heads
#3. How big can Hyacinth macaw grow?
#4. Many perching birds – most woodpeckers and their allies, ospreys, owls, cuckoos, most parrots, mouse birds, some swifts and cuckoo rollers have zygodactyly feet. Why is that?
Being zygodactyl makes it easier for them to climb, giving them the ability to better grasp on to branches. Also, parrots uniquely use their feet to eat as well. Being zygodactyl makes it easier to grasp food.
#5. What color are emu's eggs?
Emu eggs are green in colour to help them stay camouflaged and therefore hidden from predators, as an emu nest is built on the ground.
#6. Almost all parrots adore what food?
#7. In which country did pigeon racing begin as a sport?
Pigeon racing as a sport began in Belgium, wherein 1818 the first long-distance race of more than 100 miles (160 km) was held. In 1820 a race took place between Paris and Liège and, in 1823, from London to Belgium. The sport gained prominence in the late 1800s in Great Britain, the United States, and France