Nature Quiz - British Birds - Auks, Avocets, Cranes and Skuas (Questions)

Did you know that the avocet is the emblem of the Royal Society for the Protection of Birds (RSPB) and symbolises the bird protection movement in the UK more than any other species? Auks, avocets, cranes and skuas are all natural water birds. See if you can recognise these amazing birds in the quiz below.

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1. What is the name of this bird?
[ ] Avocet
[ ] Pomarine Skua
[ ] Arctic Skua
[ ] Razorbill
2. What is the name of this bird?
[ ] Long-tailed Skua
[ ] Pomarine Skua
[ ] Avocet
[ ] Atlantic Puffin
3. What is the name of this bird?
[ ] Razorbill
[ ] Great Skua
[ ] Avocet
[ ] Pomarine Skua
4. What is the name of this bird?
[ ] Common Guillemot
[ ] Black Guillemot
[ ] Long-tailed Skua
[ ] Pomarine Skua
5. What is the name of this bird?
[ ] Great Skua
[ ] Avocet
[ ] Black Guillemot
[ ] Common Crane
6. What is the name of this bird?
[ ] Avocet
[ ] Great Skua
[ ] Atlantic Puffin
[ ] Arctic Skua
7. What is the name of this bird?
[ ] Long-tailed Skua
[ ] Atlantic Puffin
[ ] Pomarine Skua
[ ] Common Crane
8. What is the name of this bird?
[ ] Avocet
[ ] Common Guillemot
[ ] Black Guillemot
[ ] Atlantic Puffin
9. What is the name of this bird?
[ ] Common Crane
[ ] Long-tailed Skua
[ ] Common Guillemot
[ ] Atlantic Puffin
10. What is the name of this bird?
[ ] Avocet
[ ] Common Crane
[ ] Common Guillemot
[ ] Great Skua

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Nature Quiz - British Birds - Auks, Avocets, Cranes and Skuas (Answers)
1. What is the name of this bird?
[ ] Avocet
[ ] Pomarine Skua
[x] Arctic Skua
[ ] Razorbill
2. What is the name of this bird?
[ ] Long-tailed Skua
[ ] Pomarine Skua
[x] Avocet
[ ] Atlantic Puffin
3. What is the name of this bird?
[x] Razorbill
[ ] Great Skua
[ ] Avocet
[ ] Pomarine Skua
4. What is the name of this bird?
[ ] Common Guillemot
[ ] Black Guillemot
[ ] Long-tailed Skua
[x] Pomarine Skua
5. What is the name of this bird?
[ ] Great Skua
[ ] Avocet
[ ] Black Guillemot
[x] Common Crane
6. What is the name of this bird?
[ ] Avocet
[x] Great Skua
[ ] Atlantic Puffin
[ ] Arctic Skua
7. What is the name of this bird?
[x] Long-tailed Skua
[ ] Atlantic Puffin
[ ] Pomarine Skua
[ ] Common Crane
8. What is the name of this bird?
[ ] Avocet
[ ] Common Guillemot
[x] Black Guillemot
[ ] Atlantic Puffin
9. What is the name of this bird?
[ ] Common Crane
[ ] Long-tailed Skua
[ ] Common Guillemot
[x] Atlantic Puffin
10. What is the name of this bird?
[ ] Avocet
[ ] Common Crane
[x] Common Guillemot
[ ] Great Skua