Hawk Conservancy Trust: Birds Of Prey! Quiz

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Hawk Conservancy Trust: Birds Of Prey! Quiz

Birds are gorgeous, elegant creatures. Some birds are rare, while others are more common. This quiz will explain the Hawk Conservancy Trust: Birds of Prey. You will be asked which bird of prey you can see in the wild in Britain, what kind of falcon flies the fastest, and which bird of prey does the United States uses as its emblem. Your score on this quiz will indeed fly high.


Questions and Answers
  • 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. 
    Which bird of prey has a silent flight?
    • 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. 
    How many species of vultures live in the wild in Britain?
    • A. 

      None

    • B. 

      One

    • C. 

      Two

    • D. 

      Three

    • E. 

      Four

  • 13. 
    What is the largest bird of prey in the world?
    • 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

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