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Answers to the British Birds ID Quiz

Thanks to all those who took part in our British Birds ID Quiz, we had a great response and it sounds like a lot of people really enjoyed doing the quiz, which makes us happy!

 

Congratulations to the top 5 entrants who all take away a prize, they are

 

1.) Dante Shepherd - A Rare Bird Alert pager and a year's platinum subscription.

2.) James King - White's Thrush A4 print by Ian Lewington.

3.) Jonathan Wilson - £200 voucher for NatureTrek.

4.) Boris Delahaie - A set of four Spurn rarity photographs (Masked Shrike, Great Snipe, Ivory Gull & SIberian Accentor) by Martin Standley. 

5.) Neil Calbrade - A year's membership of the Oriental Bird Club

 

And the answers that everyone has been waiting for!

 

  1. Western Sandpiper
  2. Barrow’s Goldeneye
  3. Blackpoll Warbler
  4. Masked Shrike
  5. Northern Harrier
  6. Whiskered Tern
  7. Long-billed Murrelet
  8. Pallas’s Grasshopper Warbler
  9. Shorelark
  10. Trumpeter Finch
  11. Sykes’s Warbler
  12. Bobolink
  13. Desert Wheatear
  14. Alder Flycatcher
  15. Red-flanked Bluetail
  16. Northern Wheatear
  17. Common Kestrel & Peregrine
  18. Baird’s Sandpiper
  19. Blyth’s Reed Warbler
  20. Green Heron
  21. Grey-cheeked Thrush
  22. Icterine Warbler
  23. Lapland Bunting
  24. Lesser Scaup
  25. Marsh Sandpiper
  26. Pied Wheatear
  27. Tawny Pipit
  28. American Golden Plover
  29. Brown Shrike
  30. Glaucous-winged Gull
  31. Great Reed Warbler
  32. Spotted Sandpiper
  33. Tree Sparrow
  34. Grey Partridge
  35. Iberian Chiffchaff
  36. Coue’s Arctic Redpoll
  37. Lesser Yellowlegs
  38. Little Bittern
  39. Red Kite
  40. Roseate Tern
  41. Scarlet Tanager
  42. Red-breasted Merganser
  43. Mamora’s Warbler
  44. Slaty-backed Gull 
  45. Upland Sandpiper
  46. White-throated Robin
  47. Wilson’s Snipe
  48. Common Whitethroat
  49. American Buff-bellied Pipit
  50. Eastern Crowned Warbler

 

Total points = 51 with 2 points up for grabs for no.17

 

Big thanks to all who have supplied us with prizes recently.

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Posted: 25 June 2020

Answers to the British Birds ID Quiz