Quizzes to test your knowledge of Indian birds

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Time flies – we are already on the 4th quiz of the Endemic Bird Quiz series in the run up to the Endemic Bird Day. How did you do in Quiz 3? Well – 33 of you managed to get all 5 species right! The correct answers are: Species A: Rusty-throated Wren-Babbler (aka Mishmi Wren-Babbler) Species B: Tawny-breasted Wren-Babbler Species C:… read more »

Endemic Bird Day: Answer 3 and Quiz 4

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This is the third quiz in the series of Endemic Bird Quizzes that lead up to the Endemic Bird Day. Time’s up for submissions to Quiz 2 and we are pleased to announce that 27 of you got it right! The bird in question was the Painted Francolin. This subcontinental endemic ranges from its stronghold in central India to the southernmost… read more »

Endemic Bird Day: Answer 2 and Quiz 3

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Thank you to everyone who tried their luck with Quiz 1 in the run-up to the Endemic Bird Day 2016. 49 of you got it right! As many of you guessed – the bird in question was indeed the delightful looking Vigors’s Sunbird. The Vigors’s Sunbird is the only subcontinental endemic restricted to the northern Western Ghats with a range that extends… read more »

Endemic Bird Day: Answer 1 and Quiz 2

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The Endemic Bird Day takes place on 14 May 2016. In the run up to the event, we will be posting a quiz every 3 days to see how well you know the birds endemic to the Indian Subcontinent. The bird in question will be endemic to the Indian Subcontinent and, to help you out, we shall give you clues… read more »

Endemic Bird Day: Quiz 1