Flight School

Bird Quiz…

Grab a pencil and paper and take my bird quiz just for fun!  After you are finished scroll to the bottom for answers and scoring.

Name the following birds…

1. This signing’s bird has an alliterating name.

2. This 7 inch yellow bellied bird’s name describes his head and diet.

3. This noisy black bird with an iridescent blue head and yellow eye has a name that is, to me, an onomatopoeia.

4. Hush, little baby, don’t say a word, Mama’s going to buy you a…

5. The American ones of this type of black bird are most certainly Shakespeare fans.

6. This black bird with a brown head shirks his responsibilities and has a bovine name.

7. Blue and yellow make up the color of this water bird.

8. Name this beautiful bright orange baseball playing bird.

9.  Think of where this bird lives and its color and you have the answer.

10.  Lastly for our Canadian baseball fans…

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  1. Song Sparrow
  2. Great Crested Flycatcher
  3. Common Grackle
  4. Mocking Bird
  5. European Starling
  6. Cow Bird
  7. Green Heron
  8. Baltimore Oriole
  9. Eastern Bluebird
  10. Blue Jay


  • 0-4 right: Good effort!  You are a “Hatchling” in the Doodles and Jots Flight School.
  • 5-7 right: Good job!  You are at the “Fledgling” level in Doodles and Jots Flight School.
  • 8-10 right: Awesome job!  You have officially graduated from the Doodles and Jots Flight School!
How did you do?  Let me know if it was too hard, too easy, or about right.  By the way, Mr. Doodles and Jots only got 3 right and he is a trivia buff.  However you did I hope it was fun!



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    • The Mocking Bird is really kind of ordinary looking – but cool to listen to. I would like to get a video.

  1. Wow, I failed miserably! I only got the Mockingbird thanks to your song reference!

    Did you take all of these photos? Because 1) that’s a crazy amount of beautiful birds in your neck of the woods, and 2) they are great photos! :)
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    • I did, in fact, most of them in my yard. I really have to do a bird count – it is crazy how many and it is NOT like I am out there all the time!

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