2014 Bird Facts

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Published on March 19, 2014

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Envirothon Bird Facts

Wildlife Facts

What 3 adaptations make a bird different from other animals?

1. hollow bones 2. hard-shelled eggs 3. feathers

Which 2 birds are puddle ducks? A. Northern Flicker B. Wood Duck C. Mallard

Which 2 birds are waterfowl? B. Wood Duck C. Mallard

Name the bird that is NOT a woodpecker? A. Woodthrush B. Yellow Bellied Sapsucker C. Northern Flicker D. Red-Bellied

Name the bird that is NOT a woodpecker? A. Woodthrush

Name the gamebirds: A. Wild Turkey B. Ruffed Grouse C. American Kestral D. Bobwhite

Name the gamebirds: A. Wild Turkey B. Ruffed Grouse D. Bobwhite

All birds can fly true false

All birds can fly false

Which adaptation helps keep a bird’s egg from drying out?

hard-shelled eggs

Which adaptation helps a bird control it’s body temperature?

feathers

Which bird adaptation is strong and has inside supports?

hollow bones

Which adaptation helps a bird attract a mate?

feathers

Birds are cold-blooded true false

Birds are cold-blooded false

What bird adaptation allows the parent to sit on it during incubation?

hard-shelled eggs

Which helps give a bird the energy to fly: being cold-blooded having hollow bones being warm-blooded

Which helps give a bird the energy to fly: being warm-blooded

Which bird is NOT a gamebird? A. Wild Turkey B. Bobwhite C. Ruffed Grouse D. Eastern Bluebird

Which bird is NOT a gamebird? D. Eastern Bluebird

Which bird adaptation is very lightweight to help the bird fly?

hollow bones

Bird are vertebrates true false

Bird are vertebrates true

What does precocial mean?

When born: -downy -open-eyed -mobile -can eat on it’s own Precocial:

migratory

birds that travel distances during various seasons for food or nesting sites

diurnal

active mostly by day

insectivorous

groups of birds that feed almost entirely on insects

brood

the young or offspring of birds or when an adult bird sits on it’s young to keep them warm

habitat

food, water, shelter, and space that a bird needs to live

nocturnal

active by night

adaptations

physical features of a bird’s body that allow it to live in a certain place

altricial

When born: -naked -blind -helpless -relies on it’s parents to survive altricial:

Which animal makes its nest on the ground, near water? A. Mallard B. Wood Duck C. American Kestral D. Downy Woodpecker

Which animal makes its nest on the ground near water? A. Mallard

Which animal does NOT eat insects? A. Pileated Woodpecker B. Ruffed Grouse C. Wild Turkey D. Northern Bobwhite

Which animal does NOT eat insects? C. Wild Turkey

Which place might you find a nest for an Common Grackle? A. in tree cavities B. in the crotch of a tree C. in birdhouses D. in a shallow depression of ground

Which place might you find a nest for an American Crow? B. in the crotch of a tree

Where does a Hummingbird make a nest? A. in the “y” of a tree B. on windowsills C. in birdhouses D. in a shallow depression of ground

Where does a Hummingbird make a nest? A. in the “y” of a tree

Which adaptations do Mallards and Puddle Ducks have? A. strong legs to scratch for food B. bills that can strain their food C. webbed feet for swimming D. long tongues

Which adaptations do Mallards and Puddle Ducks have? B. bills that can strain their food C. webbed feet for swimming

Which foods do puddle ducks not eat? A. seeds, grasses, aquatic plants B. fruit C. insects D. fish

Which foods do puddle ducks not eat? B. fruit

Where does a puddle duck usually build its nest? A. in swamps B. in the “y” of a tree C. woods D. on the ground

Where does a puddle duck usually build its nest? D. on the ground

What adaptations do owls have? A. Excellent hearing B. Strainer beak C. Camouflage feathers D. Night vision

What adaptations do owls have? A. Excellent hearing C. Camouflage feathers D. Night vision

Which food does the Northern Flicker NOT eat? A. ants B. insects C. fruit D. sunflower seeds

Which food does the Northern Flicker NOT eat? D. sunflower seeds

What food does the Mallard NOT eat? A. grasses B. insects C. marsh plants D. aquatic plants

What food does the Mallard NOT eat? B. insects

Where does the Ruffed Grouse make its nest? A. under a log B. near a pond C. in a tree cavity D. in a pond

Where does the Ruffed Grouse make its nest? A. under a log

Which animals have strong legs and feet to scratch for food with? A. waterfowl B. woodpeckers C. gamebirds D. songbirds

Which animals have strong legs and feet to scratch for food with? C. gamebirds

Which are a group of ducks floating together sometimes called? A. a boat B. a float C. a raft D. a flock

Which are a group of ducks floating together sometimes called? C. a raft

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