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Test Your Bird Knowledge!

To read the answer to each question, and view a sample figure from the Handbook of Bird Biology, click on the image that follows the question.

Question 01:
What are these birds, and why are they special?
Mystery Bird

Question 02:
Why do you rarely see male Mallards in late summer?
Mallard Drake

Question 03:
Why are so many birds dark on top and light below?
American Oystercatcher

Question 04:
What makes feathers so resilient?

Question 05:
Why does the Ruby-throated Hummingbird's throat patch appear to flash on and off?
Ruby-throated Hummingbird

Detailed answers to these and many other intriguing questions can all be found within the latest version of the
Home Study Course in Bird Biology