This quiz focuses on North American birds. If you're looking for a quiz on the birds of other regions, GET LOST, PAL.
It's a cardinal, of course!
The cardinal is so iconic, it's the state bird of SEVEN STATES. Wow!!! Go cardy.
This is a blue jay!
Jays are known for being quite vocal — they sound like they're saying their own name when they call (Jay! Jay!). You'd be a narcissist too if you had feathers that blue.
It's the chickadee!
SO adorbs, right? Chickadees have a lively, sweet call, and they always look dashing in their little black caps.
This is the sorrowful mourning dove.
The mourning dove is closely related to the pigeons you see in NYC. It gets its name from the sad sound of its call.
The dastardly European starling!
What is a EUROPEAN starling doing on a quiz about North American birds, you ask? The starling made its home in America sometime in the 1890s after hitching a ride on cargo ships.
In the winter, this lil' baby trades his bright yellow feathers for more subdued brown ones. So fashionable.
This is the American robin!
If you're from England you're probably screaming, "THAT'S NOT A ROBIN, YOU LIAR." But it is, I swear! If you see one of these red-bellied babes, you know it's spring here in the old US of A.
The humble house sparrow.
The house sparrow is highly adaptable. It can live in both urban and farming areas! It's like the human of birds, basically.
The beautiful red-winged blackbird!
These little guys are bold — they'll attack a larger bird like a crow or a hawk if it gets too close to their nests. Badass!
This is the mockingbird (please don't kill it though).
Mockingbirds will adopt the calls of birds in their area. SUCH copycats!
This is the most famous oriole: the Baltimore!
These brightly colored songbirds inspired the baseball team's ~lewks~. Talk about iconic!
Can You Identify These Common Birds?
Wow, you couldn't tell a warbler from a wren if it flapped through your bedroom window! Do you even know your *own* name?
Sure, you know the flashy birds: the cardinals, the blue jays. But a TRUE birder can identify four different types of sparrow at the drop of a feather. Invest in a pair of binocs and call us when you're ready to hang with the BIG birds.
You are so smart, it's like you're the president of the National Audubon Society. Wait...ARE you the president of the National Audubon Society? Oh my god, I'm so nervous. Thank you for taking this quiz, David Yarnold.