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British Birds

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First submittedMarch 18, 2015
Last updatedMarch 18, 2015
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Common black garden bird, females are brown.
Blackbird
Also known as a Green Plover or Peewit.
Lapwing
Likes fast moving streams and is considered semi-aquatic.
Dipper
RSPB Mascot.
Avocet
Smallest species of duck.
Teal
This Warbler is named after a certain National Park.
Dartford Warbler
The fastest animal alive.
Peregrine Falcon
Most populous bird in the UK
House Sparrow
Often flock with Pied Wagtails in the winter.
Longtailed Tit
Migrate from Scandinavia and Russia to spend winter.
Waxwing
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Males make a booming breeding call. Numbers are on the rise.
Bittern
Least common bird in family Corvidae.
Chough
Raptor that is able to catch Swifts in level flight.
Hobby
The largest finch, most common in the Forest of Dean.
Hawfinch
Arrived in the 50s, now incredibly successful.
Collared Dove
Often heard but rarely seen on a trip to the Reedbeds.
Water Rail
Smallest Woodpecker.
Lesser Spotted Woodpecker
2nd Smallest Uk bird.
Wren
Smallest UK Bird.
Firecrest/Goldcrest
Bird often considered parasitic to some songbirds.
Cuckoo
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level 47
Mar 6, 2016
Excellent! One of the best quizzes I've taken so far. B-)
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level 48
Sep 13, 2018
Nice quiz but the national park is actually Dartmoor!
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level 49
Jun 29, 2019
Good point, but according to the Suffolk Ornithologists' Union: "The bird was not recognised until 1773 when a pair were shot on Bexley Heath near Dartford in Kent, hence the name."