Friday, 29 May 2020

Tuesday, 26 May 2020

Friday, 15 May 2020

Quiz on Birds 8 Environment and Wildlife Quiz 106

Quiz on Birds 8 - Environment and Wildlife Quiz 106



1. Do you know what is the status of Indian peafowl, India's national bird, in the IUCN Red List?
Near threatened
Vulnerable
Least concern
Endangered

Wednesday, 13 May 2020

Quiz on Birds 7 - Environment and Wildlife Quiz 104

Quiz on Birds 7 - Environment and Wildlife Quiz 104


1. Chintamoni Kar Bird Sanctuary, named in honour of the renowned sculptor Chintamoni Kar, is located in
New Delhi
Kolkatta
Guwahati
Lucknow

Tuesday, 12 May 2020

Quiz on Birds 6 - Environment and Wildlife Quiz 103

Quiz on Birds 6 - Environment and Wildlife Quiz 103


1. Birds travel to another part of the world for warmer weather at a particular time of the year. What is the term used for this behaviour?
Migration
Homing
Moult
Warble

Monday, 11 May 2020

Quiz on Birds 5 - Environment and Wildlife Quiz 102

Quiz on Birds 5 - Environment and Wildlife Quiz 102



1. Being one of the 21 breeding sites existing in India, this village in Karanataka is named after the painted stork in Kannada language. It is known for the long established bonding between the spot-billed pelicans and the villagers. Do you know the village?
Jatinga
Khichan
Pothanikkad
Kokrebellur

Sunday, 10 May 2020

Saturday, 9 May 2020

Quiz on Birds 3 - Environment and Wildlife Quiz 100

Quiz on Birds 3 - Environment and Wildlife Quiz 100



1. An international team of ornithologists declared an Indian state as the “Falcon capital of the world' in 2013. Name the state
Arunachal Pradesh
Rajasthan
Nagaland
Mizoram

Friday, 8 May 2020

Picture Quiz - Birds Quiz

Birds  Quiz

Get to know some of the beautiful birds. Click on the image to see a larger image.


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1. State bird of a Union Territory, references to these birds are common in folklore, myth and poetry
Great Indian Bustard
Asian Coel
Indian paradise flycatcher
Indian Roller
2
2. This incredible migratory seabird travels a long distance to its breeding ground and back
Arctic Tern
Albatross
Sooty Tern
Himalayan monal
3
3. These birds are very common near towns and cities particularly in northern India and are well known for their habit of moving in groups giving them the local name of "Sath Bhai"
Indian Pitta
Jungle Babbler
Indian Myna
Indian chat
4
4. This is an all black bird with a distinctive forked tail. Their habit of preying on bees makes them a nuisance to bee-keepers
Black drongo
Common blackbird
Common Raven
Cuckoo
5
5. This is the state bird of Haryana. Can you name the bird?
Indian Roller
Sooty tern
Black francolin
Blood pheasant
6
6. It was the national bird of the former Kingdom of Sikkim and presently the state bird of Sikkim
Satyr tragopan
The Great Indian bustard
Blyth's tragopan
Blood pheasant
7
7. An omnivorous open woodland bird with a strong territorial instinct. In 2000, the IUCN Species Survival Commission declared it as one of the world's most invasive species.
Common myna
Indian pitta
Common blackbird
Indian roller
8
8. This crow-like bird with a long tail and coppery brown wings is also noted for its red ruby eyes
Common tailorbird
Crow pheasant
Hill myna
Indian pitta
9
9. Mostly ranked at the top of the food chain, most of us will identify it very easily
Eagle
Kite
Vulture
Falcon
10
10. Identify this vibrantly coloured bird
Pelican
Flamingo
Sarus crane
Grey heron

Quiz on Birds 2 - Environment and Wildlife Quiz 99

Quiz on Birds 2 - Environment and Wildlife Quiz 99


1. "Halcyon" is a name for a bird in Greek legend. The Halcyon is a genus of which one of the following birds?
Eagle
House sparrow
Kingfisher
Peacock

Thursday, 7 May 2020

Picture Quiz: Indian Birds Quiz

Birds of India Quiz

Get to know some of the beautiful birds of India.


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1. This amazing medium-size bird is found all over India. The males have long and beautiful tail. Can you identify this bird?
Great Indian Bustard
Pheasant jacana
Indian paradise flycatcher
Greater racket-tailed drongo
2
2. The national bird of Nepal, this beautiful bird is also the state bird of Uttarakhand. Name the bird
Indian roller
Mrs. Hume's pheasant
Blood pheasant
Himalayan monal
3
3. This clourful, small stubby-tailed bird is usually shy and is found mostly in the thick undergrowth and on the floor of forests. Identify the bird
Indian Pitta
Indian roller
Barbet
Indian chat
4
4. The red headed male belong to a species of birds which prefer upland forest systems. Do you know the species?
Red headed woodpecker
Red Headed Trogon
Satyr Tragopan
Rose ringed parakeet
5
5. Named after a British artist, this species is found only in the north east region of Indian states.
Mrs. Gould's Sunbird
Sooty tern
Mrs. Hume's pheasant
Blyth's tragopan
6
6. Classified as vulnerable on the IUCN Red List, this is the world's tallest flying bird
Black-necked crane
The Great Indian bustard
Sarus crane
Red-crowned crane
7
7. Only found in foothills of great Himalayas of India, Tibet, Nepal and Bhutan, this beautiful pheasant
Satyr tragopan
Blyth's tragopan
Mrs. Hume's pheasant
Blood pheasant
8
8. You will easily recognise this bird having a cosmopolitan distribution.
Common tailorbird
Nilgiri Flycatcher
Kingfisher
Indian silverbill
9
9. Found in evergreen hill forests and woodlands (sholas) of southern India. Do you know this bird?
Indian silverbill
Indian paradise flycatcher
Indian roller
Nilgiri Flycatcher
10
10. This ostrich like large bird with long bare legs is found in India and Pakistan and is protected under Wildlife Protection Act 1972 of India
Great Indian Bustard
Painted stork
Greater flamingo
Grey heron

Quiz on Birds - Environment and Wildlife Quiz 98

Quiz on Birds - Environment and Wildlife Quiz 98


You can find birds everywhere. They live in almost every habitat. Birds are very important to our ecosystem and we all love watching them. We present you a series of quizzes on Birds for you to check your "Bird Quotient" and to help you learn more about birds.



1. "Freedom Baby" was the name given to the chick born on Independence Day at Mumbai Zoo in 2018. What species of a bird was it?
Penguin
Swan
Peacock
Ostrich

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