Congratulations to the 26 people who got the right answers to Quiz 9:
Abhijeet Sawant, Aditya Nayak, Akshay Surendra, Amitayu Dey, Ashwin Mohan, Bikram Grewal, Biswajit Chakdar, Dr Asad R Rahmani, Kavi Nanda, Komal Agrawal, Krishna Murthy, Manjula Ravi, Maulik Varu, Mohit Aggarwal, Neha H Waikar, Nimish Subramaniam, Pankaj Gupta, Patrick David, S.A.Hussain, Sahana M, Savithri Singh, Umesh Sharma, Vidhya Sundar, Vikrant Choursiya, Vinay Bharadwaj, Vivek Puliyeri
Group of birds: Owls/Strigiformes/Strigidae (all accepted)
Species A: Forest Owlet
Species B: Sri Lanka Bay Owl (or Ceylon Bay Owl)
Species C: Indian Eagle Owl (or Rock Eagle Owl)
Species D: Jungle Owlet
It’s time for the last quiz of the series and we are going to keep it short and simple.
Based on the ranges and clues given below, can you guess what common birds of our region are being spoken of?
Clue 1: Species A is sexually dimorphic
Clue 2: The female of species A closely resembles Species B.
Clue 3: Both species prefer open areas – grasslands, scrub, fields, open woodlands and even rural and semi-urban surroundings.
Fill in your answers below: