Christmas Quiz winners

Thanks to all those who took part in our Christmas Bird Quiz, we had a really great response, so thanks to all those who took part and helped support our land purchase in Kilnsea.

On the fundraising theme we have now sold out of calendars and the auctions have both ended. We are leaving the GoFundMe page open, if you'd like to donate towards our land purchase you can still do so here. Further announcements to be made about the fundraising effort going forward


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

1.) Nick Oliver with 48/50 wins a three-year subscription to the Rare Bird Alert website and bird news app (worth approx. £480)

2.) Paul Baxter with 47/50 who wins a Single life time Friends of Spurn membership (worth £450);

3.) Graham Coney with 46/50 who wins a copy of The Handbook of Western Palearctic Birds – Passerines, two volume set (value £130)

4.) Mark Edgellar with 45/50 who wins a mounted gilcee print of the 2016 Easington Siberian Accentor by Ian Lewington

5.) A 4-way drawer on 44/55 - tie break underway! For the copy of 'The Birds of Spurn' & the Spurn 2021 calendar.


And the answers that everyone has been waiting for!


  1. 1. Spotted Flycatcher 
    2.Stephen Moss
    3. Red-eyed Vireo
    4. American Robin
    5. Common Whitethroat
    6. 2013
    7. Common Sandpiper
    8. Pintail; her name is Dafila (dafila is the old scientific name for a pintail)
    9. Short-eared Owl
    10. Sparrow Hawk
    11. Great Spotted Cuckoo
    12. Bittern
    13. Iceland Gull
    14. Collared Dove
    15. Smew
    16. 1993
    17. Glaucous-winged Gull
    18. Green Sandpiper
    19. White-throated Sparrow
    20. Waxwing
    21. Western Sandpiper
    22. Canvasback
    23. Black Redstart
    24. 13
    25. Lapland Bunting
    26. Ivory Gull
    27. Ptarmigan
    28. Cattle Egret
    29. Brunnich’s Guillemot
    30. Puffin
    31. Garden Warbler
    32. Barrow’s Goldeneye
    33. Dark-eyed Junco
    34. Blackbird
    35. Common Nightingale
    36. American Royal Tern
    37. Spotted Redshank
    38. Baltimore Oriole
    39.Citrine Wagtail
    40. Lapwing 
    41. Brown Shrike
    42. Golden-winged Warbler
    43. Brambling
    44. Little Crake
    45. Red-breasted Flycatcher
    46. Mourning Dove
    47. American White-winged Scoter
    48. Desert Warbler
    49. Cliff Swallow
    50. Lesser Yellowlegs

    Total Points =  50

Big thanks to all who supplied prizes for this quiz!

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Posted: 19 December 2020