It’s time for Quiz 6! But first, we are pleased to announce that 18 people out there managed to get the right answers for Quiz 5.
With each quiz, we run out of endemics to pick from and with each day, we get closer to the Endemic Bird Day 2016. If you’re on Facebook, do check out the event page and share it with your friends and other birders!
The correct answers for Quiz 5 are:
Species A: Indian Pitta
Species B: Rusty-tailed Flycatcher
Species C: Kashmir Flycatcher
Congratulations to the following for getting it right: Abhijeet Sawant, Aditya Nayak, Amitayu Dey, Ashwin Mohan, Biswajit Chakdar, Kavi Nanda, Komal Agrawal, Krishna Murthy, Kulbhushansingh, Manjula Ravi, Maulik Varu, Neha Prasad, Sahana M, Savithri Singh, Shashwat Jaiswal, Vidhya Sundar, Vinay Bharadwaj, Vivek Puliyeri
For Quiz 6 – we are going to ask you about two subcontinental endemics which happen to be “sisters”. These sister species were once considered conspecific but are now recognised as two separate species. They are very particular to their choice of habitat, in which their habits ensure that these birds remain poorly known
Looking at the range maps below, can you guess which species we are referring to?
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