Published on March 19, 2014
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?
Which adaptation helps a bird control it’s body temperature?
Which bird adaptation is strong and has inside supports?
Which adaptation helps a bird attract a mate?
Birds are cold-blooded true false
Birds are cold-blooded false
What bird adaptation allows the parent to sit on it during incubation?
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?
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:
birds that travel distances during various seasons for food or nesting sites
active mostly by day
groups of birds that feed almost entirely on insects
the young or offspring of birds or when an adult bird sits on it’s young to keep them warm
food, water, shelter, and space that a bird needs to live
active by night
physical features of a bird’s body that allow it to live in a certain place
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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