Bird Photo Identification Quiz
North American Species - Quiz #1 (Easy)
This quiz is a basic photo identification quiz, with all North American bird species potentially included.  Quiz rules are:
  1. Identify each bird by clicking on one of the six choices.  The pop-up box will tell you whether you provided a correct identification. If incorrect, the pop-up box will give an additional clue for the species.
  2. It doesn't matter what order you answer the 20 questions.  However, you will only get credit for a correct identification if you answer correctly with your first guess.  You may continue to guess until you find the correct answer, however.
  3. When you've answered all 20 questions, click the bottom button to find your final score.
  4. To start over and try the quiz from scratch, just hit the "reload" button on your browser.

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 Quiz Photo #1

1. A bird of the forest floor, this species is usually heard more than it is seen.

Quiz Photo #2

2. I used to be known as a "Pigeon Hawk."

 Quiz Photo #3

3. I am found in Europe and Asia, as well as in North America.

Quiz Photo #4

4. I am normally found in dense conifer forests in far western North America.

Quiz Photo #5

5. In the southeastern United States, I am often referred to as a "Hoot Owl".

 Quiz Photo #6

6. This
handsome couple are male (left) and female (right) in breeding plumage.

Quiz Photo #7

7. Be careful!  Go by first impressions and you may get this one wrong!

Quiz Photo #7

8. I am found in North America, Asia, and Europe, and am found in open habitats.

Quiz Photo #9

9. My core summer breeding habitat is in the Southeastern and eastern United States.

Quiz Photo #10

10. I am a popular gamebird in many parts of my normal geographic range.

Quiz Photo #11

11. I am a common small wading bird in many parts of the United States.

Quiz Photo #12

12. I am a common summer resident along woodland edges in the eastern U.S. and the Great Plains.

Quiz Photo #13

13. We're about to find out how well you know your Swallow species...

Quiz Photo #14

14. I used to be known as the Marsh Hawk.

Quiz Photo #15

15. I am a common gull on many parts of the Gulf and Atlantic coasts of the United States.

Quiz Photo #16

16. I breed throughout much of Canada and the Western United States

Quiz Photo #17

17. I am a common hummingbird near the U.S. West Coast, and can even be found there in the winter.

Quiz Photo #18

18. I forage by flying to the base of a tree and quickly moving upward, searching crevices for insects.

Quiz Photo #19

19. I am mostly found in the Great Plains and the Midwest during the summer months.

Quiz Photo #20

20. I am a very large wren species of the western United States.

RATING: 20 Correct --Super Birder!!

16-19 Correct -- All Star

12 - 15 Correct -- Bird Nut

8 - 11 Correct -- Showing Promise!

<7 Correct -- Need some work!!!

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