What to do: Click on the “Start” button below to take the Birds Quiz. Read the hint for each bird and then guess its name.
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This bird is the Minnesota State Bird. It is a diving bird and feeds on small fish. It is not on your Spring Bird Identification pages.
black billed cormorant
This bird is the smallest bird in the upper Midwest. Its eggs are the size of a pea. It has very fast wing beat (50 beats/sec).
Red throated Swift
This bird's spring call is "see-see-here-here-Peter-peter". In the sunlight, its feathers are iridescent. It migrates later than most other birds.
Blue chested sparrow
Fulvous Tree Duck
This bird is migratory. It feeds on ants on the ground, but nests in trees. There were Native American clans named after this bird. This bird in not on your spring bird Identification page.
Common Ground Woodpecker
This species of waterfowl is over- populated in much of the upper Midwest. They are one of the first migratory birds to return to the upper Midwest.
Gray backed Okalee
Double ringed plover
Red chested sparrow
This bird makes a beautiful nest in cottonwood and elm trees. It usually arrives back in Minnesota on the first week of May.
This bird is the largest wading bird in Minnesota. It is found along ponds and fields. It nests in colonies, high in trees.
Red-crowned Night Heron
Great Blue Heron
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Time to get outside and turn off that TV.
Go to the Spring Birds Program and take the tutorial. Then come back and take the quiz.
You know some of the birds and with a little more work you can do even better.
You are a birdwatcher, way to go!
A true naturalist!
I love birds and listening to their songs. I have made my yard into a natural habitat for them. So much enjoyment watching and hearing their music. Thank you for the bird quiz. I scored 100%.
Perfect timing as I saw my first Great Blue Heron of the year yesterday! Great way to celebrate returning and resident fellow mortals! Thanks for sharing!
My grandkids beat me. I only got 73%
Great quiz Larry. My knowledge of Doves was incorrect.☹️ Many Robins visited my backyard today, SPRING IS HERE !!!!!!
Armin and Emeline got 80% on the bird quiz! They are my little birders!
Liked this quiz it was fantastic thank you Mr.w