Ornitology questions This is a list of recently added questions about ornitology. Play ornitology quiz and see all the questions. Which is the world's slowest bird?American woodcock. The American woodcock is the only species of woodcock inhabiting North America. During migration, their flight speeds have been clocked at 26 to 45 kilometers per hour. However, the slowest flight speed ever recorded for a bird, 8 kilometers per hour, was also recorded for this species.Created by: Ninjaivery hard 37% Javan woodcockJavan woodcock25American woodcockAmerican woodcock42imperial snipeimperial snipe26Amami woodcockAmami woodcock20birds riddles » What is the name of this exotic bird?Stinkybird. The hoatzin (Opisthocomus hoazin), also known as the stinkybird, is a species of tropical bird found in swamps, riparian forests, and mangroves of the Amazon and the Orinoco Delta in South America. It is notable for having chicks that possess claws on two of their wing digits. Created by: Tschukavery hard 32% Gouldian finchGouldian finch30Buteogallus Buteogallus 106Aratinga Aratinga 100StinkybirdStinkybird115South America riddles » The Haast's eagle is the largest eagle known to have existed. Where did it live?New Zealand. The Haast's eagle is an extinct species of eagle that once lived in the South Island of New Zealand. Its massive size is explained as an evolutionary response to the size of its prey, the flightless moa, the largest of which could weigh 230 kg. Haast's eagle became extinct around 1400, after the moa were hunted to extinction by the first Māori.Created by: Ninjaihard 51% MadagascarMadagascar66BorneoBorneo118New ZealandNew Zealand237CubaCuba38eagles riddles » What is the color of eyes of owls that hunt at night?Black. Owl's eye colour depends on the time of day in which they hunt. The ones that hunt during daylight have yellow eyes. The ones that hunt at night but also at the evenings and mornings have orange eyes. Black eyes are typical to owls that hunt only at night.Created by: Ninjaivery hard 29% yellowyellow124blackblack175orangeorange79it doesn't matter, all owls hunt at nightit doesn't matter, all owls hunt at night206eyes riddles » What bird built this nest?Long-tailed tit. The nest of the long-tailed tit is constructed from four materials - lichen, feathers, spider egg cocoons and moss, with over 6,000 pieces used for a typical nest.Created by: Ninjaivery hard 21% European penduline titEuropean penduline tit124willow warblerwillow warbler48black redstart black redstart 45long-tailed titlong-tailed tit61animals riddles » Which of the following is not true about nightjar?It builds nest on the ground. Nightjar, is a crepuscular and nocturnal bird that breeds across most of Europe and temperate Asia. It does not build a nest, and its two grey and brown blotched eggs are laid directly on the ground.Created by: Ninjaivery hard 30% it opens its bill during flightit opens its bill during flight82it builds nest on the groundit builds nest on the ground152it feeds on flying insects, which it seizes in flightit feeds on flying insects, which it seizes in flight163it is a nocturnal birdit is a nocturnal bird100animals riddles » Which of these birds belong to the altricial species?Crows. Altricial species are those in which the young are incapable of moving around on their own soon after hatching or being born. The word is derived from the Latin root alere, meaning "to nurse, to rear, or to nourish" and indicates the need for young to be fed and taken care of for a long duration.Created by: Ninjaihard 43% pheasantspheasants142swansswans196ducksducks251crowscrows456ecology riddles » What is the largest flying parrot?Hyacinthine macaw, is a parrot native to central and eastern South America. With a length of about 100 cm it is longer than any other species of parrot. It is the largest macaw and the largest flying parrot species, though the flightless kakapo of New Zealand can outweigh it at up to 3.5 kg.Created by: Ninjaivery hard 26% grey parrotgrey parrot24blue-throated macawblue-throated macaw90kakapokakapo60hyacinthine macawhyacinthine macaw62animals riddles » Which bird is a brood parasite?Common cuckoo is the only brood parasite in Central Europe.Created by: Ninjaieasy 77% lesser spotted eaglelesser spotted eagle107golden oriolegolden oriole92European rollerEuropean roller76common cuckoocommon cuckoo951animals riddles » Which bird in the stork family is used in forensic science?Marabou stork. Marabou feathers are used to manufacture brushes to collect fingerprints.Created by: Ninjaiaverage 65% jabirujabiru44painted storkpainted stork51marabou storkmarabou stork261Asian openbill storkAsian openbill stork40animals riddles » Play ornitology quiz and see all the questions.