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Birds USA Exclusive: Bird Grooming Quiz

Test your knowledge on bird grooming basics

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Birds spend much of the day preening their feathers. 
Courtesy Beverly Sholar, Michigan

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

1.All parrots have an uropygial gland.
a)True
b)False

Answer: _____  Points: ______

2.When trimming the wing feathers, only five to seven of the primary feathers should be trimmed.
a)True
b)False

Answer: _____  Points: ______

3.Wing trimming is permanent.
a)True
b)False

Answer: _____  Points: ______

4.Birds don’t groom their nails.
a)True
b)False

Answer: _____  Points: ______

5.Grooming the beak should only be done by an avian veterinarian.
a)True
b)False

Answer: _____  Points: ______

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