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Thursday, 11 February 2021

Adult whooper swans feeding in fields
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Bird Quiz Answers

Bird Brain Quiz - all the answers are bird related

Music or Groups

1. Y instead of I (3,5) The Byrds

2. Watery ballet (4,4) Swan Lake

3. Right or Wrong (1,11,4,2,8,6) A nightingale sang in Berkeley Square

4. Number 1 hit for Fleetwood Mac (9) Albatross

5. Band of outlaws' signature tune (5,4,5,4,6,7,3,4) Robin Hood, Robin Hood, etc

Film

1. Mediterranean hunter (3,7,6) The Maltese Falcon

2. They were after Churchill (3,5,3,6) The Eagle has Landed

3. Hitchcock horror (3,5) The Birds

4. Aardman's take on the Great Escape (7,3) Chicken Run

5. Marx brothers' classic (4,4) Duck soup

People (Real or Fictional)

1. Arthur's mentor (6) Merlin

2. Caribbean pirate (4,7) Jack Sparrow

3. Cricket umpire (6,4) Dickie Bird

4. Beak Slightly peculiar (4,5) Bill Oddie

5. Spoof interviewer (4,9) Alan Partridge

Miscellaneous

1. Margarine (5) Stork

2. Still chuffing A4 Pacific (7 or 7 - two possible bird related answers) Mallard/Bittern

3. Waterborne record breaker (8) Bluebird

4. Construction site helper (5) Crane

5. Hill just outside Gloucester (10) Robinswood










Wild Birds of the British Isles

Can you uncover the birds from the clues?

1

Fooling around at the dance

Capercaillie

2

A colourful tool

Yellow hammer

3

What the servant said to the master

Mallard

4

Scarlet leg

Red shank

5

Is she related to you?

Siskin

6

"I just couldn't eat any more mummy"

Fulmar

7

A windy evening

Nightingale

8

The famous architect

Wren

9

Ouch... an everyday medical condition

Thrush

10

An old dog welcomes you at the door

Grey wagtail

11

That last song was strangely quiet

Mute swan

12

Part of the alphabet

Jay

13

This or that

Eider

14

Smooth - I don't think so

Ruff

15

Aqua train

Water rail

16

A prank above all others

Sky lark

17

A muddled scream

Shrike

18

The big drop and rise

Dipper

19

Out of breath

Puffin

20

Draped across a cereal field

Corn bunting