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Big Birds

Name the world's heaviest birds and the birds with the longest wingspans.
The heaviest birds are in order. The longest wingspans are not.
This quiz uses common names. We sometimes group multiple species together
Sources: Wingspan, Weight
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First submittedMarch 30, 2014
Last updatedMarch 30, 2014
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Heaviest Birds
#1
Ostrich
#2
Cassowary
#3
Emu
#4
Emperor Penguin
#5
Rhea
Longest Wingspans
Stork
Albatross
Swan
Pelican
Condor
Vulture
Bustard
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level 70
Mar 31, 2014
A wonderful bird is the pelican, His bill will hold more than his belican, He can take in his beak Enough food for a week But I'm damned if I see how the helican! couldn't resist.
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level 57
Apr 10, 2014
Alas no dodos or archaeopteryx either.
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level 77
Apr 28, 2014
nor gnus, moas
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level 68
Apr 28, 2014
Or Big Bird (somebody had to bring him up!)
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level 77
Apr 28, 2014
M R Ducks
A R Not
S A R
C M Wangs?
L I B
M R Ducks
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level 83
May 7, 2014
I got most of that, but I couldn't figure out "L I B". Well, I'll be?
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level 40
Jun 28, 2017
Well I'll be!
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level 27
Dec 7, 2014
I don't get it
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level 76
Dec 15, 2014
Two more if you can stand them: M R PUP EEEE M R Not O S A R C M P N? L I B M R PUP EEEE and, M R Snakes M R not Snakes O S A R C D B D IIIII? L I B M R Snakes
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level 30
Dec 3, 2017
Here is a quiz for you
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level 76
Dec 15, 2014
Surprised not to see herons, flamingos, ibis, even peacocks, geese, and turkeys.
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level 76
Oct 12, 2015
Herons are tiny compared to ostriches. They're tiny even compared to swans.
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level 57
Aug 18, 2017
Well green herons are. Great Blues are quite large, actually.
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level 67
Nov 26, 2017
Goliath Heron's males have wingspan of 2.4 metres up to 7ft 6in............ not too small I would suggest.
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level 62
Apr 22, 2016
Kept trying Dee Reynolds. Not sure why it's not on here.
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level 69
Aug 15, 2016
It's a mystery.
+1
level 40
Jun 28, 2017
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+2
level 51
Mar 21, 2017
Albatross seems to have the longest wingspan, though
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level 40
Jun 28, 2017
I spelt 'stork' as 'stalk'... durrr :(
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level 57
Aug 18, 2017
I'm very close to positive that the bird with the largest wingspan is the Wandering Albatross, but I'll believe you Quizmaster...
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level 79
Aug 1, 2018
Huh. I always thought "bustard" was just a common mispronunciation of "buzzard."
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level 54
Feb 2, 2019
I killed the spelling on cassowary :(
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level 33
Feb 21, 2019
I was listening to an I Hate Everything video while doing this quiz. I couldn't think of the #2 largest bird and it was killing me. Then in the I Hate Everything video he started talking about how he wouldn't kill a cassowary because he likes birds to much. That was the strangest coincidence that has ever happened to me.