Bird Photo Identification Quiz
North American Species - Quiz #3 (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.

NOTE: Depending upon your browser's security settings, you may get a warning at the top of the screen saying your browser has restricted this webpage from running scripts.  A script is what keeps score for the quiz.  Unless you enable the script for this page, the quiz will not work.  You will also likely need pop-ups enabled for (just) this webpage, as tips and your final score appear in new pop-up windows.


Quiz Photo #1 

1. Unlike other similar species, the male's plumage is nearly all blue.

Quiz Photo #2 

2. Splish-splash, I was taking a bath!  In this case, the bath is off the coast of Alaska.

 Quiz Photo #3

3. I can often be seen in this pose, wings spread for drying.

Quiz Photo #4 

4. I am only found in the lower 48 states during the winter months.

Quiz Photo #5

5. I am the smallest falcon found in North America.

 Quiz Photo #6

I love the cold weather, and am just a rare winter visitor to the continental United States.

Quiz Photo #7 

7. I can be found in much of the western two-thirds of the United States during the summer.

Quiz Photo #8 

8. I am known for my mimicry of other birds, and even other sounds.

Quiz Photo #9 

9. One of my favorites!  Pictured above is a male of this small duck species.

Quiz Photo #10 

10. The saguaro cactus I'm sitting on gives you a good idea of where I am normally found.

Quiz Photo #11 

11. I am an eastern warbler, nesting in forests of the eastern U.S. and southeastern Canada.

Quiz Photo #12 

12. I am one of the most popular birds for many in the United States.

Quiz Photo #13 

13. I am a large, chunky sparrow found on the interior of the continent.

Quiz Photo #14 

14. I am normally only found in the southwestern part of the United States.

Quiz Photo #15 

15. There are far fewer of us in the southeastern United States than there once were.

Quiz Photo #16 

16. I am found in fast, clean waters in western parts of North America.

Quiz Photo #17 

17. Common one day, gone the next, we move about in groups in search of berries and fruits.

Quiz Photo #18 

18. I am best known for my extraordinariliy long legs.

Quiz Photo #19 

19. Careless campers in forests of western North America often get visits from this species.

Quiz Photo #20 

20. Other species in my family often feed in trees.  Me?  I prefer to forage on the ground, where ants are a favorite.

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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