Hawk Conservancy Trust: Birds Of Prey! Quiz

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Hawk Conservancy Trust: Birds Of Prey! Quiz


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  • 1. 
    Which of these birds of prey could you see in the wild in Britain?
    • A. 

      Caracara

    • B. 

      Lanner Falcon

    • C. 

      Golden Eagle

    • D. 

      Spectacled Owl

    • E. 

      Black Kite

  • 2. 
    Where, in the UK, would you be most likely to see a kestrel hunting?
    • A. 

      In a wood

    • B. 

      Alongside a road

    • C. 

      In an open field

    • D. 

      In a public place

    • E. 

      Over a river

  • 3. 
    Which of the following birds of prey is British?
    • A. 

      American Kestrel

    • B. 

      Barn Owl

    • C. 

      Andean Condor

    • D. 

      Bald Eagle

    • E. 

      Eagle Owl

  • 4. 
    How do you tell the difference between a male and a female kestrel?
    • A. 

      The male is bigger

    • B. 

      The female is darker

    • C. 

      The male has a grey head and tail

    • D. 

      They have different coloured eyes

    • E. 

      There is no way to tell

  • 5. 
    The male Andean Condor has the biggest wingspan of any Bird of Prey - how big is it?
    • A. 

      8 feet (2.4 metres)

    • B. 

      10 feet (3 metres)

    • C. 

      12 feet (3.6 metres)

    • D. 

      14 feet (4.2 metres)

    • E. 

      16 feet (4.8 metres)

  • 6. 
    Which of these falcons flies the fastest?
    • A. 

      Peregrine falcon

    • B. 

      Lugger falcon

    • C. 

      Lanner falcon

    • D. 

      New Zealand Falcon

    • E. 

      Eleanora's Falcon

  • 7. 
    What bird of prey does the USA use as its emblem?
    • A. 

      American Kestrel

    • B. 

      California Condor

    • C. 

      Great Horned Owl

    • D. 

      Turkey Vulture

    • E. 

      Bald Eagle

  • 8. 
    What do birds of prey use to catch their food?
    • A. 

      A net

    • B. 

      Their beaks

    • C. 

      Their talons

    • D. 

      A trap

    • E. 

      Their wings

  • 9. 
    • A. 

      Kestrel

    • B. 

      Owl

    • C. 

      Vulture

    • D. 

      Eagle

    • E. 

      Harrier

  • 10. 
    How far can an owl turn its head?
    • A. 

      90 degrees (quarter turn)

    • B. 

      180 degrees (half turn)

    • C. 

      270 degrees (three-quarters turn)

    • D. 

      360 degrees (all the way round)

    • E. 

      It can just keep turning

  • 11. 
    On which continent would you see a Secretary Bird in the wild?
    • A. 

      South America

    • B. 

      Asia

    • C. 

      Australia

    • D. 

      Africa

    • E. 

      Europe

  • 12. 
    • A. 

      None

    • B. 

      One

    • C. 

      Two

    • D. 

      Three

    • E. 

      Four

  • 13. 
    • A. 

      Lappet-faced Vulture

    • B. 

      California Condor

    • C. 

      Andean Condor

    • D. 

      Himalayan Griffon Vulture

    • E. 

      Great Grey Owl

  • 14. 
    Which bird of prey can you see hovering by motorways in Britain?
    • A. 

      Buzzard

    • B. 

      Kestrel

    • C. 

      Barn Owl

    • D. 

      Tawny Owl

    • E. 

      Hen Harrier

  • 15. 
    What is the most important sense for a Barn Owl?     1. Sight    2. Smell    3. Touch    4. Taste   5. Hearing
    • A. 

      Sight

    • B. 

      Smell

    • C. 

      Touch

    • D. 

      Taste

    • E. 

      Hearing

  • 16. 
    Which British raptor has a 'mewing' call?
    • A. 

      Buzzard

    • B. 

      Marsh Harrier

    • C. 

      Merlin

    • D. 

      Peregrine Falcon

    • E. 

      Long-eared Owl

  • 17. 
    Many owl species are described as 'nocturnal'. What does this mean?
    • A. 

      They only eat birds

    • B. 

      They can see in total darkness

    • C. 

      They have very good hearing

    • D. 

      They mainly come out at night

    • E. 

      They nest in hollow trees

  • 18. 
    The Bald Eagle is the national emblem of which country?
    • A. 

      Germany

    • B. 

      Brazil

    • C. 

      Russia

    • D. 

      USA

    • E. 

      UAE

  • 19. 
    Which is the smallest owl in the wild in Britain?
    • A. 

      Tawny Owl

    • B. 

      Barn Owl

    • C. 

      Little Owl

    • D. 

      Long-eared Owl

    • E. 

      Short-eared Owl

  • 20. 
    Which birds of prey mostly have bald heads?
    • A. 

      Owls

    • B. 

      Kites

    • C. 

      Falcons

    • D. 

      Vultures

    • E. 

      Eagles

  • 21. 
    What is the difference between male and female Snowy Owls?
    • A. 

      Males are uniformly white

    • B. 

      Males have much darker eyes

    • C. 

      Males have bigger heads

    • D. 

      Males are lazy

    • E. 

      There is no visible difference

  • 22. 
    • A. 

      Barn Owl

    • B. 

      Buzzard

    • C. 

      Tawny Owl

    • D. 

      Black Kite

    • E. 

      Red Kite

  • 23. 
    Which of the following birds can see in total darkness?
    • A. 

      Barn Owl

    • B. 

      Tawny Owl

    • C. 

      Buzzard

    • D. 

      Little Owl

    • E. 

      None of them

  • 24. 
    Which is the biggest?
    • A. 

      Tawny Owl

    • B. 

      Ural Owl

    • C. 

      European Eagle Owl

    • D. 

      Snowy Owl

    • E. 

      Great Grey Owl

  • 25. 
    Why do some vultures have such long necks?
    • A. 

      To make loud calls

    • B. 

      To reach inside carcasses

    • C. 

      So they can see over trees

    • D. 

      For necking with other vultures

    • E. 

      It serves no purpose

  • 26. 
    How many toes does a bird of prey have?
    • A. 

      One

    • B. 

      Two

    • C. 

      Three

    • D. 

      Four

    • E. 

      Five

  • 27. 
    Ospreys mainly eat:
    • A. 

      Fish

    • B. 

      Rats

    • C. 

      Other Birds

    • D. 

      Small Mammals

    • E. 

      Carrion

  • 28. 
    Which is the smallest owl at the Hawk Conservancy Trust?
    • A. 

      Little Owl

    • B. 

      Ferruginous Pygmy Owl

    • C. 

      Barn Owl

    • D. 

      Tawny Owl

    • E. 

      White-faced Scops Owl

  • 29. 
    How does a Bateleur Eagle steer itself in flight?
    • A. 

      By canting or banking like an aeroplane

    • B. 

      By using its tail

    • C. 

      By turning its head

    • D. 

      By using only one wing

    • E. 

      By lowering one foot

  • 30. 
    What reptile is the Secretary Bird best known for eating?
    • A. 

      Lizards

    • B. 

      Snakes

    • C. 

      Iguanas

    • D. 

      Tortoises

    • E. 

      Komodo Dragon

  • 31. 
    Which bird of prey is sometimes referred to as an undertaker?
    • A. 

      Black Kites

    • B. 

      Tawny Owls

    • C. 

      Black Vultures

    • D. 

      Eagles

    • E. 

      Egyptian Vultures

  • 32. 
    What does a kestrel do that many other birds of prey don't?
    • A. 

      Fly low to the ground

    • B. 

      Hover

    • C. 

      Fly silently

    • D. 

      Stoop

    • E. 

      Digest small bones

  • 33. 
    Some birds of prey eat carrion. What is carrion?
    • A. 

      A live animal

    • B. 

      A small creature

    • C. 

      Something already dead

    • D. 

      Insects

    • E. 

      Something carried in from somewhere

  • 34. 
    How do gymnogenes hunt?
    • A. 

      They hover like a kestrel

    • B. 

      They sit in a tree and wait until they see a rabbit

    • C. 

      They climb up and down trees looking for bugs

    • D. 

      They wait for something to go by

    • E. 

      They soar on thermals and stoop on their prey

  • 35. 
    How can you identify a buzzard when it is flying?
    • A. 

      It has finger-like ends to its wings

    • B. 

      It flies in the same style as a kestrel

    • C. 

      It hovers

    • D. 

      It stays close to the ground

    • E. 

      You can't identify a buzzard

  • 36. 
    How did the secretary bird get its name?
    • A. 

      Because it runs around a lot

    • B. 

      Because it can type and has a good telephone manner

    • C. 

      Because secretaries used to carry quilled pens behind their ears

    • D. 

      Because they have long legs and eyelashes to die for

    • E. 

      Because of its call

  • 37. 
    Which other bird of prey is the secretary bird related to?
    • A. 

      Caracara

    • B. 

      Vulture

    • C. 

      Burrowing Owl

    • D. 

      Eagle

    • E. 

      No other bird of prey

  • 38. 
    What is a crop?
    • A. 

      A good harvest

    • B. 

      A plant

    • C. 

      Where the food is held before it enters the bird's stomach

    • D. 

      A bird of prey

    • E. 

      Regurgitated indigestible food

  • 39. 
    Why don't vultures have feathers on their necks and heads?
    • A. 

      Because they will get too hot

    • B. 

      So they can keep clean whilst eating

    • C. 

      It helps them to see where they are going

    • D. 

      Because they find it difficult to clean their heads

    • E. 

      To attract a mate

  • 40. 
    What colour is the cere of the mature Bataleur Eagle?
    • A. 

      Red

    • B. 

      Yellow

    • C. 

      Orange

    • D. 

      Green

    • E. 

      It changes colour

  • 41. 
    Why do falconers often hood their falcons?
    • A. 

      To keep their eyes free from dirt

    • B. 

      To keep their heads warm

    • C. 

      To keep them calm

    • D. 

      To protect them from the rain

    • E. 

      For decoration

  • 42. 
    What is the main diet of the Bald Eagle in the wild?
    • A. 

      Fish

    • B. 

      Carrion

    • C. 

      Birds

    • D. 

      Mammals

    • E. 

      Reptiles

  • 43. 
    What is the name of the method used by falconers for releasing birds into the wild?
    • A. 

      Hacking off

    • B. 

      Sending back

    • C. 

      Hacking back

    • D. 

      Backing off

    • E. 

      Sending off

  • 44. 
    What is currently the most numerous owl living in Britain?
    • A. 

      Little Owl

    • B. 

      Barn Owl

    • C. 

      Tawny Owl

    • D. 

      Long-eared Owl

    • E. 

      Short-eared Owl

  • 45. 
    What is the largest Old World vulture?
    • A. 

      Lappet-faced Vulture

    • B. 

      Cinereous Vulture

    • C. 

      African White-backed Vulture

    • D. 

      Cape Griffon Vulture

    • E. 

      Egyptian Vulture

  • 46. 
    How many species of kite live wild in Britain?
    • A. 

      None

    • B. 

      One

    • C. 

      Two

    • D. 

      Three

    • E. 

      Four

  • 47. 
    What is carrion?
    • A. 

      A type of crow

    • B. 

      Dead meat

    • C. 

      Kinds of birds that carry their food

    • D. 

      A group of vultures

    • E. 

      A small aquatic mammal

  • 48. 
    Where can you find an Osprey?
    • A. 

      Africa

    • B. 

      America

    • C. 

      Asia

    • D. 

      Europe

    • E. 

      All of these

  • 49. 
    What makes a Bataleur Eagle unusual?
    • A. 

      It flies very high

    • B. 

      It has a very short tail

    • C. 

      It has very good eyesight

    • D. 

      It has a good sense of smell

    • E. 

      It lives in burrows

  • 50. 
    Most vulture species are gregarious. What does this mean?
    • A. 

      They eat dead meat

    • B. 

      They only bathe by themselves

    • C. 

      They wash before each meal

    • D. 

      They are generally in groups

    • E. 

      They nest in high places

  • 51. 
    Barn owls are said to be crepuscular. This means they
    • A. 

      Are active mostly at dawn and dusk

    • B. 

      Prefer to seat short-tailed voles

    • C. 

      Can fly silently

    • D. 

      Have poor eyesight

    • E. 

      Have good hearing

  • 52. 
    What is the main diet of the Snowy Owl? 
    • A. 

      Rats

    • B. 

      Lemmings

    • C. 

      Rabbits

    • D. 

      Ptarmigan

    • E. 

      Snow

  • 53. 
    Where would you find a Lugger Falcon in the wild?
    • A. 

      India

    • B. 

      Australia

    • C. 

      North America

    • D. 

      South America

    • E. 

      South Africa

  • 54. 
    What is the difference between male and female Bataleur Eagles?
    • A. 

      The female has a white band on the back of her wing

    • B. 

      The male has a red face

    • C. 

      The female has more primary feathers

    • D. 

      The male is bigger

    • E. 

      The female has more secondary feathers

  • 55. 
    The Secretary Bird kills its prey by
    • A. 

      Smashing it against a rock

    • B. 

      Dropping it from a height

    • C. 

      Stamping on it

    • D. 

      Squeezing it with its talons

    • E. 

      Frightening it

  • 56. 
    Caracaras are most closely related to
    • A. 

      Owls

    • B. 

      Hawks

    • C. 

      Falcons

    • D. 

      Vultures

    • E. 

      Buzzards

  • 57. 
    In terms of hearing most hawks are 
    • A. 

      Equipped with excellent hearing

    • B. 

      Able to hear loud sounds only

    • C. 

      Deaf as posts

    • D. 

      Able to hear a few noises

    • E. 

      Able to hear a limited range of sounds

  • 58. 
    The so-called Monkey-eating Eagle originates from
    • A. 

      China

    • B. 

      Malaysia

    • C. 

      Borneo

    • D. 

      The Philippines

    • E. 

      Africa

  • 59. 
    The vulture with a good sense of smell is the
    • A. 

      Black Vulture

    • B. 

      Griffon Vulture

    • C. 

      King Vulture

    • D. 

      Turkey Vulture

    • E. 

      Egyptian Vulture

  • 60. 
    The name given to the male Hobby is
    • A. 

      Jack

    • B. 

      Tiercel

    • C. 

      Robin

    • D. 

      Hobkin

    • E. 

      Bobby

  • 61. 
    White-tailed sea eagles were reintroduced on which island?
    • A. 

      Eigg

    • B. 

      Muck

    • C. 

      Rhum

    • D. 

      Sheppey

    • E. 

      Colonsay

  • 62. 
    Which of these words best describes the habits of the barn owl?
    • A. 

      Diurnal

    • B. 

      Nocturnal

    • C. 

      Crepuscular

    • D. 

      Piscatorial

    • E. 

      Reprehensible

  • 63. 
    Which of the following has never been a UK regional name for a kestrel?
    • A. 

      Hoverbird

    • B. 

      Stannel

    • C. 

      Windhover

    • D. 

      Keelie

    • E. 

      Kite

  • 64. 
    Traditionally the term austringer applied to one who trained..
    • A. 

      Sparrowhawks

    • B. 

      Eagles

    • C. 

      Harris' Hawks

    • D. 

      Goshawks

    • E. 

      Lanner Falcons

  • 65. 
    What, in medieval times, was known as a 'hawk of the tower'? 
    • A. 

      All falcons

    • B. 

      All birds of prey

    • C. 

      Certain specific birds of prey

    • D. 

      Peregrine Falcons

    • E. 

      No such thing

  • 66. 
    • A. 

      Less than 120

    • B. 

      20-130

    • C. 

      130-140

    • D. 

      140-150

    • E. 

      More than 150

  • 67. 
    Which is the world's largest falcon?
    • A. 

      Peregrine Falcon

    • B. 

      Gyrfalcon

    • C. 

      Saker Falcon

    • D. 

      Prairie Falcon

    • E. 

      Brown Falcon

  • 68. 
    Which is the odd one out?
    • A. 

      Coopers Hawk

    • B. 

      Sharp-shinned Hawk

    • C. 

      Harris' Hawk

    • D. 

      Fiji Goshawk

    • E. 

      Gundlach's Hawk

  • 69. 
    Where would you find a Blakiston's Fishing Owl?
    • A. 

      Japan

    • B. 

      Costa Rica

    • C. 

      The Philippines

    • D. 

      Florida Keys

    • E. 

      Nile estuary

  • 70. 
    What is the main difference between a male and female Barn Owl?
    • A. 

      The male has shorter wings

    • B. 

      The female has black dots on her chest

    • C. 

      The male has light-coloured eyes

    • D. 

      The female sleeps all day

    • E. 

      The male sleeps all day

  • 71. 
    • A. 

      None

    • B. 

      One

    • C. 

      Two

    • D. 

      Three

    • E. 

      Four

  • 72. 
    Falcons are of the genus Falco. What does the word mean?
    • A. 

      Like a sword

    • B. 

      Sickle shaped

    • C. 

      Long winged

    • D. 

      Sharp winged

    • E. 

      Fast hunter

  • 73. 
    Which is the odd one out?
    • A. 

      Little Owl

    • B. 

      Long-eared Owl

    • C. 

      Barn Owl

    • D. 

      Tawny Owl

    • E. 

      Short-eared Owl

  • 74. 
    Traditionally, who was allowed to fly a Merlin?
    • A. 

      1. A Prince

    • B. 

      A Lady

    • C. 

      A Knave

    • D. 

      A Clergyman

    • E. 

      A Wizard

  • 75. 
    LFor what is the Egyptian Vulture renowned?
    • A. 

      Breaking into eggs

    • B. 

      Catching young antelope

    • C. 

      Having a loud call

    • D. 

      Having a scary face

    • E. 

      Having a bad smell

  • 76. 
    • A. 

      Mackinder's Eagle Owl

    • B. 

      Spotted Eagle Owl

    • C. 

      Milky Eagle Owl

    • D. 

      Cape Eagle Owl

    • E. 

      Marsh Owl

  • 77. 
    What is a Johnny Rook?
    • A. 

      A Blue-backed Hawk

    • B. 

      A Striated Caracara

    • C. 

      A young Rook

    • D. 

      Somebody's pet crow

    • E. 

      Not even a bird!

  • 78. 
    Bone dropping is a characteristic of which species?
    • A. 

      Griffon Vulture

    • B. 

      Golden Eagle

    • C. 

      Verreaux' Eagle

    • D. 

      Bearded Vulture

    • E. 

      Cinereous Vulture

  • 79. 
    Falcons have a notch in their beak. What is this for?
    • A. 

      Dispatching prey

    • B. 

      Chewing food

    • C. 

      Preening

    • D. 

      Trimming their talons

    • E. 

      Nothing really

  • 80. 
    Why are Golden Eagles called 'Golden'?m
    • A. 

      Because of the eye colour

    • B. 

      Because of their value - they are worth their weight in gold

    • C. 

      Because of the feathers on the nape of their neck

    • D. 

      Because they fly mostly at sunset

    • E. 

      It's a corruption of Goulden - the name of the person who discovered them

  • 81. 
    How long does an African Fish Eagle spend fishing each day?
    • A. 

      5 hours

    • B. 

      2 hours

    • C. 

      1 hour

    • D. 

      30 minutes

    • E. 

      15 minutes

  • 82. 
    If a raptor is mantling it is
    • A. 

      Covering its food with its wings

    • B. 

      Quartering territory looking for prey

    • C. 

      Sleeping with its head under a wing

    • D. 

      Spreading its wings to catch the sun

    • E. 

      Taking a dust bath

  • 83. 
    Gymnogenes are mobbed relentlessly by most other birds. Why?
    • A. 

      Because they smell funny

    • B. 

      Because they are excellent nest robbers

    • C. 

      Because they fly slowly and are easy targets

    • D. 

      Because they look nasty

    • E. 

      Because they are large

  • 84. 
    The scientific name for the Wedge-tailed Eagle is Aquila audax. This means:
    • A. 

      A greedy Eagle

    • B. 

      A bold, audacious Eagle

    • C. 

      A powerful Eagle

    • D. 

      A dark Eagle

    • E. 

      A southern Eagle

  • 85. 
    Which genus of raptors has the most species?
    • A. 

      Falco - true falcons

    • B. 

      Accipiter - true hawks

    • C. 

      Aquila - true eagles

    • D. 

      Buteo - true buzzards

    • E. 

      Milvus - true kites

  • 86. 
    Traditionally the Holy Water clerk was allowed to fly..
    • A. 

      A female Sparrowhawk

    • B. 

      A Musket (male Sparrowhawk)

    • C. 

      A female kestrel

    • D. 

      A male buzzard

    • E. 

      A Merlin

  • 87. 
    Which is the smallest falcon?
    • A. 

      American Kestrel

    • B. 

      Red-footed Falcon

    • C. 

      Red-legged Falconet

    • D. 

      Aplomado Falcon

    • E. 

      Pigmy Falcon

  • 88. 
    Which of these birds rarely hovers?
    • A. 

      Black shouldered kite (Elanus caeruleus)

    • B. 

      Kestrel (falco tinnunculus)

    • C. 

      Galapagos hawk (Buteo galapagoensis)

    • D. 

      Osprey (Pandion haliaetus)

    • E. 

      Barn Owl (Tyto alba)

  • 89. 
    Mary Queen of Scots escaped her captors whilst flying..
    • A. 

      Peregrine Falcons

    • B. 

      Gyr Falcons

    • C. 

      Merlins

    • D. 

      Hobbies

    • E. 

      Lanner Falcons

  • 90. 
    Which of the following is not a peregrine?
    • A. 

      Casson's

    • B. 

      Peale's

    • C. 

      Barbary

    • D. 

      Cookson's

    • E. 

      Kleinschmidt's

  • 91. 
    What is the scientific name for the Golden Eagle?
    • A. 

      Stephanoaetus coronatus

    • B. 

      Pithecophaga jefferyi

    • C. 

      Aquila chrysaetos

    • D. 

      Ictinaetus malayensis

    • E. 

      Haliaeetus leucogaster

  • 92. 
    Who discovered the Harris Hawk?
    • A. 

      Harris

    • B. 

      Audubon

    • C. 

      Cook

    • D. 

      Scott

    • E. 

      Darwin

  • 93. 
    In medieval times in England, at what prey were falcons usually flown in a caste?
    • A. 

      Crane

    • B. 

      Bustard

    • C. 

      Heron

    • D. 

      Hare

    • E. 

      Ptarmigan

  • 94. 
    • A. 

      8

    • B. 

      11

    • C. 

      15

    • D. 

      17

    • E. 

      22

  • 95. 
    What does the scientific name Trigonoceps occipitalis mean?
    • A. 

      With broad wings and a broad tail

    • B. 

      Triangular shape at the back of the head

    • C. 

      Red beak with black wings

    • D. 

      Colourful head and triangular tail

    • E. 

      Crest over the eyes

  • 96. 
    What is the Tarsus?
    • A. 

      The opposable talon on an owl

    • B. 

      The part of the raptor's leg above the foot

    • C. 

      The short feather above the primaries

    • D. 

      The longest primary feather

    • E. 

      Dr Who's time machine

  • 97. 
    Which of the following is a feature peculiar to the New World Vultures?
    • A. 

      They have longer necks

    • B. 

      They have very powerful talons

    • C. 

      They have no voice box

    • D. 

      They can see long distances

    • E. 

      They can go for three days without food

  • 98. 
    Harris' Hawks are unusual compared to other raptors because
    • A. 

      The female is much larger than the male

    • B. 

      They live for a long time

    • C. 

      They hunt in groups

    • D. 

      They have binocular vision

    • E. 

      They hunt small mammals

  • 99. 
    Which is the odd one out?
    • A. 

      White-tailed Kite

    • B. 

      Letter-winged Kite

    • C. 

      Red Kite

    • D. 

      Black-shouldered Kite

    • E. 

      Swallow-tailed Kite

  • 100. 
    Which is the commonest bird of prey in the Americas?
    • A. 

      Turkey Vulture

    • B. 

      Black Vulture

    • C. 

      Bald Eagle

    • D. 

      Swainson's Hawk

    • E. 

      Osprey

  • 101. 
    Bearded Vultures have a wedged tail. What other vulture does?
    • A. 

      Griffon

    • B. 

      Turkey

    • C. 

      Egyptian

    • D. 

      Cinereous

    • E. 

      King

  • 102. 
    What are spicules?
    • A. 

      The feather on the breast

    • B. 

      The spines under the talons of a fish eagle

    • C. 

      The talons of an owl

    • D. 

      The crest feathers when erect

    • E. 

      The notch on a falcon's beak

  • 103. 
    Which is the odd one out?
    • A. 

      Tawny Eagle

    • B. 

      Verreaux' Eagle

    • C. 

      Bateleur Eagle

    • D. 

      Imperial Eagle

    • E. 

      Golden Eagle

  • 104. 
    What is a common feature of fish-eating raptors?
    • A. 

      They have white heads

    • B. 

      They nest on the ground

    • C. 

      They never eat carrion

    • D. 

      They swallow their prey whole

    • E. 

      They are good swimmers

  • 105. 
    The term 'eagle' refers to:
    • A. 

      Raptors with feathers all the way down the legs

    • B. 

      Larger highly predatory raptors

    • C. 

      No scientifically recognised discrete group of birds

    • D. 

      Birds only from the genus Aquila

    • E. 

      Hawk-like birds with a wide gape