Nature Quiz - British Birds - Finches (Questions)

Finches are predominantly seed-eating songbirds. Most are native to the Northern Hemisphere. They are perhaps most well-known through Charles Darwin's finches of the Galapagos islands, which provided evidence of natural selection. See how well you know your finches by identifying the following birds.

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1. What is the name of this bird?
[ ] Lesser Redpoll
[ ] Chaffinch
[ ] Eurasian Linnet
[ ] European Greenfinch
2. What is the name of this bird?
[ ] Brambling
[ ] Eurasian Linnet
[ ] European Goldfinch
[ ] Lesser Redpoll
3. What is the name of this bird?
[ ] Chaffinch
[ ] European Goldfinch
[ ] Eurasian Bullfinch
[ ] Common Crossbill
4. What is the name of this bird?
[ ] Common Crossbill
[ ] Eurasian Siskin
[ ] Eurasian Bullfinch
[ ] European Goldfinch
5. What is the name of this bird?
[ ] Eurasian Bullfinch
[ ] Eurasian Linnet
[ ] Brambling
[ ] European Greenfinch
6. What is the name of this bird?
[ ] Scottish Crossbill
[ ] Eurasian Bullfinch
[ ] Eurasian Siskin
[ ] European Goldfinch
7. What is the name of this bird?
[ ] Eurasian Bullfinch
[ ] Eurasian Siskin
[ ] European Goldfinch
[ ] Lesser Redpoll
8. What is the name of this bird?
[ ] Brambling
[ ] European Goldfinch
[ ] Lesser Redpoll
[ ] European Greenfinch
9. What is the name of this bird?
[ ] Chaffinch
[ ] Eurasian Siskin
[ ] Eurasian Bullfinch
[ ] Common Crossbill
10. What is the name of this bird?
[ ] Eurasian Bullfinch
[ ] Eurasian Linnet
[ ] European Goldfinch
[ ] Eurasian Siskin

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Nature Quiz - British Birds - Finches (Answers)
1. What is the name of this bird?
[ ] Lesser Redpoll
[ ] Chaffinch
[ ] Eurasian Linnet
[x] European Greenfinch
2. What is the name of this bird?
[ ] Brambling
[ ] Eurasian Linnet
[ ] European Goldfinch
[x] Lesser Redpoll
3. What is the name of this bird?
[x] Chaffinch
[ ] European Goldfinch
[ ] Eurasian Bullfinch
[ ] Common Crossbill
4. What is the name of this bird?
[x] Common Crossbill
[ ] Eurasian Siskin
[ ] Eurasian Bullfinch
[ ] European Goldfinch
5. What is the name of this bird?
[ ] Eurasian Bullfinch
[x] Eurasian Linnet
[ ] Brambling
[ ] European Greenfinch
6. What is the name of this bird?
[x] Scottish Crossbill
[ ] Eurasian Bullfinch
[ ] Eurasian Siskin
[ ] European Goldfinch
7. What is the name of this bird?
[ ] Eurasian Bullfinch
[ ] Eurasian Siskin
[x] European Goldfinch
[ ] Lesser Redpoll
8. What is the name of this bird?
[x] Brambling
[ ] European Goldfinch
[ ] Lesser Redpoll
[ ] European Greenfinch
9. What is the name of this bird?
[ ] Chaffinch
[ ] Eurasian Siskin
[x] Eurasian Bullfinch
[ ] Common Crossbill
10. What is the name of this bird?
[ ] Eurasian Bullfinch
[ ] Eurasian Linnet
[ ] European Goldfinch
[x] Eurasian Siskin