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Old Monday 26th June 2006, 13:00   #1
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Great Bird ID Quiz!!!

Apologies if this has been posted before. There's a good bird ID quiz HERE. Six difficulty levels, various languages. Good fun. Post and let us know how you get on!

Edit: just checked the Quiz forum and found it posted 2 years ago! Oh well, might be useful for those who haven't heard of it yet.
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Old Monday 26th June 2006, 15:01   #2
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Old Monday 26th June 2006, 17:23   #3
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Old Monday 26th June 2006, 17:29   #4
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I wish I hadn't found that, I have work to do ...
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Old Monday 26th June 2006, 18:17   #5
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Old Monday 26th June 2006, 18:17   #6
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Old Saturday 8th July 2006, 16:13   #7
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A great quiz, but can be really anoying when you're trying to figure out what the German's might be calling something as an English translation. The next step would be for them to introduce timings. That would really sort them out....
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Old Saturday 8th July 2006, 17:12   #8
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Old Saturday 5th August 2006, 20:51   #9
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Thanks mike i went for the hardest one the first section was easy the second was hard and im still doing it now.
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Old Thursday 10th August 2006, 04:30   #10
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lol, i was interesting in it until.....i realized that they were all birds from europe...

then i came back here to continue my browsing of the board ^,^
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Old Thursday 10th August 2006, 06:20   #11
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Old Thursday 10th August 2006, 08:20   #12
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Be aware, if you add 'Common' to Common Buzzard or Common Scoter, you get the answer wrong!!! Also if you make a typing mistake, eg Bonapart's rather than Bonaparte's!
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Old Thursday 10th August 2006, 10:47   #13
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Second attempt gave me
3257 Points.No same pics. Funny game.Thanks a lot for the link Mike!
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Old Friday 11th August 2006, 11:29   #14
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Be aware, if you add 'Common' to Common Buzzard or Common Scoter, you get the answer wrong!!! Also if you make a typing mistake, eg Bonapart's rather than Bonaparte's!
Yes, and I got ripped off for a misspelling of Berthelot's pipit.
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This is my new favorite bird quiz! I love it (and yes, it's horribly addictive). I'm 300 points from highest possible score!
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Old Friday 29th December 2006, 20:15   #17
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This is great game! And there is Polish! I can exercise in identification Scolopacidae
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Old Sunday 31st December 2006, 15:39   #18
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Bird Game

We're out to dinner tonight with friends - 7 birders and a wife! - and instead of guessing "Who Am I" ( a sticker on their forehead with a name/others ask questions that must be answered with a yes or no) I've written birds' names on stickers and they must guess what bird they are. It remains to be seen whether this works or not - especially between courses and after numerous glasses of wine.

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Old Saturday 30th January 2010, 07:19   #19
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US bird quiz?

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This is my new favorite bird quiz! I love it (and yes, it's horribly addictive). I'm 300 points from highest possible score!
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Yes great quiz, can do topscore several times in a row WITH books Do any of you know a good equivalent bird quiz about American birds?
I am heading for California 3 weeks this april... Have moderate experience after birding US 2 times before, but a quiz is always a fun way to learn birds.
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Hi had ago at the quiz and scored 3048, think i am hooked onit now lol

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I got a couple wrong because I said 'Peregrine Falcon' instead of 'Peregrine' and I said 'Leach's Storm Petrel' instead of 'Leach's Petrel'
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i thought it didn't penalise you if you spell wrong...

it just says "don't panic, not in our database, try again"
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Yes great quiz, can do topscore several times in a row WITH books Do any of you know a good equivalent bird quiz about American birds?
I am heading for California 3 weeks this april... Have moderate experience after birding US 2 times before, but a quiz is always a fun way to learn birds.
I think that's called cheating ... , welcome to BF by the way ...

I remember one from a few years back ... was excellent.

It was based on a map of some US reserves, you went down boardwalks and things like that and then had to identify the birds in photos. Can't remember for the life of me what it was called ... maybe someone else can??

Otherwise try googling "us interactive bird quiz" or something, see how you get on ...
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I tried it... got 797/1021 on the beginner level.... pretty good when you consider that I know next to nothing about european birds :P
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I like that, 3120 on expert better than i expcted.
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