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Birds USA Exclusive: Bird Anatomy Quiz

Test your knowledge on the basics behind a bird’s body

peach-fronted conure, conure parrot
Peach-fronted conure
Courtesy Mary Ann Fischer, Michigan

Quiz Tip: Print out this page before you take the quiz and use it to record your answers for each question.

1.How many types of feathers does a bird have?
a)2
b)5
c)8
d)3

Answer: _____  Points: ______

2.Where is the uropygial gland located on a bird?
a)Underneath the lower mandible.
b)At the base of the tail.
c)In the primary flight feathers.
d)In the ceres.

Answer: _____  Points: ______

3. How many eyelids does a bird have?
a)1
b)2
c)3
d)4

Answer: _____  Points: ______

4.A bird’s bones are hollow and full of air.
a)True
b)False

Answer: _____  Points: ______

5.Female birds can lay eggs without a male.
a)True
b)False

Answer: _____  Points: ______

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When are you going to post another quiz on bird channel?
sally, newcastle, DE
Posted: 5/3/2008 3:17:09 PM
It is very interesting how the birds are so flexible they good groom themselves
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Posted: 1/10/2008 10:07:29 AM
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