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Answers to Bird questions 1

1
Which bird has a tongue that wraps around its skull? Green Woodpecker
2
Which member of the grouse family lives on the Scottish mountain tops? Ptarmigan
3
What bird of prey stoops on its prey? Peregrine Falcon
4
What is the name of the crested winter visitor from Siberia and Scandinavia that sometimes comes to Scotland in large numbers to eat rowan berries? Waxwing
5
Which colourful bird fishes by diving headlong from branches and nests in holes in river banks? Kingfisher
6

For which bird is the 12th of August bad news?

Red Grouse
7
Which small white-fronted bird with a white front swims underwater in burns and rivers by flapping its wings? Dipper
8
Which visitor from Africa has a white rump and nests on moorland? Wheatear
9
What day-flying owl looks rather like a buoyant buzzard in flight? Short-eared Owl
10
Which bird leks on moorland? Black Grouse

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