Birds in the Answer

All the blanks are types of birds. Based on the clues, guess the missing words.
Quiz by Quizmaster
Last updated: March 27, 2013
First submittedNovember 28, 2012
Times taken24,683
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Turkey Day
Quoth this bird: 'nevermore'
The Raven
Cartoon with annoying laugh
Woody Woodpecker
Batman villain
The Penguin
Deadly sin
Cardinal Sin
New Zealander
Dead as a Dodo
Fairy tale
The Ugly Duckling
Froot Loops mascot
Toucan Sam
Famous skateboarder
Tony Hawk
Fool's errand
Wild Goose Chase
Another fool's errand
Snipe Hunt
Harbinger of spring
Robin Red Breast
Natalie Portman movie
Black Swan
Noir movie
The Maltese Falcon
Pirate played by Johnny Depp
Jack Sparrow
Southern US segregation
Jim Crow
Great burden
Albatross Around One's Neck
First day of Christmas gift
Partridge in a Pear Tree
Early warning system
Canary in a Coal Mine
Things are not going well
The Vultures are Circling
Harper Lee novel
To Kill a Mockingbird
Said the sky was falling
Chicken Little
John Grisham book
The Pelican Brief
They were baked in a pie
Four and Twenty Blackbirds
Neil Armstrong saying
The Eagle Has Landed
Level 72
Mar 23, 2013
never heard snipe hunt. Is that British?
Level 56
Mar 27, 2013
I'm British and I've never heard it before.
Level 44
Mar 28, 2013
It's a kind of initiation given to "the new guy." A kind of fool's errand, like sending a new sailor to get 50 feet of "chow line."
Level 41
Apr 20, 2020
I only know it from UP
Level 57
Mar 27, 2013
Woody Woodpecker is definitely not a Looney Tunes character.
Level ∞
Mar 27, 2013
We've been down this road before... Fixed. Thanks!
Level 20
Mar 27, 2013
Isn't a snipe like the bird in Disney Pixar UP? I wonder if it looks the same as the movie...
Level 67
Aug 31, 2019
Apparently the bird in up is based on a Himalayan Monal pheasant. They do look strikingly similar. Like someone had a blast spraypainting the poor animal or something haha, to colourfull to look real!
Level 67
Aug 31, 2019
Here is an example of one
Level 55
Mar 27, 2013
I enjoyed this quiz but you know your not concentrating when you think 'The Joker' is the bird in Batman. And quizmaster- it's 'Captain' Jack in Pirates!
Level 40
Mar 27, 2013
Lol... Mal, why does Sparrow get a rank, but Armstrong doesn't?
Level 50
Aug 3, 2014
Because I don't think Neil Armstrong ever said 'That's CAPTAIN Neil Armstrong', or got other people to say it. 'CAPTAIN Jack Sparrow' is a pretty memorable quirk, almost as memorable as his hat.
Level 71
Oct 12, 2015
He has to tell people cos' he sure don't look like one!
Level 73
Aug 18, 2015
When I was a maitre d', the line cooks used to send new busboys to the supply closet (two floors down in the basement) for canned steam & a left-handed spaghetti bender.
Level 78
Aug 18, 2015
Knew them all except the skateboarder, so I just started typing random birds and got it with 3:04 left. I guess that makes me a bird brain.
Level 68
Aug 18, 2015
Me too. 100% with 3:03 left.
Level 58
Aug 18, 2015
I like asking people to get me a henway
Level 59
Aug 18, 2015
Clever quiz. For #2 in series - a beaten-down husband = hen-pecked.
Level 68
Jun 7, 2016
for "deadly sin" I typed sloth, and then remembered this is about birds
Level 73
Jun 19, 2020
Toucans were also used to advertise Guinness for many years.
Level 57
Nov 21, 2020
tom88, I did the exact same thing before realizing......
Level 24
Feb 17, 2021


You scored 19/26 = 73%

This beats or equals 41.7% of test takers

The average score is 19

Your high score is 19

Level 46
Jun 2, 2021
Am I the only one who always recalls the "Surfing Bird" episode from Family Guy whenever I see this quiz?