45 Bird Quiz Questions – FREE PRINTABLE

Bird quiz questions and answers are a popular choice for fun quizzes. Are you looking for pub quiz questions about birds? Perhaps you’ve come across a tricky crossword clue about birds, or want to brush up on your bird general knowledge. 

There are so many different species and facts about birds across the World. Can you answer all these questions about birds?

flock of birds

Bird Quiz Questions Round 1

What is a group of birds called?

A group of birds is called a flock

How many geese are laying in the 12 days of Christmas song?

There are six geese a laying in the 12 days of Christmas song.

Which bird lays the largest eggs?

Ostrich eggs weigh between 1100 and 1900 grams, making them the largest bird egg. This is over 20 times heavier than a chicken egg.

What is the smallest living bird?

The Bee Hummingbird

How many species of birds are there in the World?

There are around 10,000 species of birds in the World.


Bird Quiz Questions Round 2

What is the fastest bird on earth in flight?

The Common Swift can reportedly fly up to speeds of over 60mph making them the fastest bird in flight.

What’s a baby swan called?

A baby swan is called a cygnet

What colour feathers are Flamingos born with?

Flamingos are born with grey feathers before turning pink in the first couple of years.

Which bird is the National bird of the United States of America?

Bald Eagle

Which bird is often referred to as a symbol of peace?

A dove

white dove

Bird Quiz Questions Round 3

Which species of bird lays its eggs in other bird’s nests?

A Cuckoo will never rear its own young, which is why they use other birds’ nests. The mother of the birds will raise the Cuckoo as their own.

What other name is a Puffin known as?

A Puffin can also be referred to as a Sea Parrot

How many species of Penguins are there in the World?

There are 18 Penguin species in the World.

What is a group of Owls called?

A group of Owls is called a Parliament.

Which bird species can fly backwards?

The Hummingbird is the only bird that can fly backwards for a long period of time.


Bird Quiz Questions Round 4

Which species of bird is known to imitate human voices?

Parrots like to imitate humans.

What species of bird was used to send messages during war times?


Where does a Parakeet originate from?


What does RSPB stand for?

Royal Society for the Protection of Birds

What bird has the scientific name Pica Pica?

A Magpie is also known as a Pica Pica.


Bird Quiz Questions Round 5

What bird does Maui shapeshift into at the end of the Disney movie Moana?

Maui shapeshifts into a Hawk

True or False – The Bird Of Paradise is part of the Parrot family

This is FALSE – The Bird Of Paradise is a flower native to South Africa

What social media platform that has a blue bird symbol was founded on 21st March 2006?


What Disney movie are the following lyrics from – Feed the birds, tuppence a bag?

Feed the birds, tuppence a bag is a line from Mary Poppins

Which bird was popular on Christmas dinner tables before Turkey?

A Goose was the most popular things to eat at Christmas before the Turkey

white owl

Bird Quiz Questions Round 6

What type of bird is Scuttle in Little Mermaid?

Scuttle is a seagull

Which bird has the largest wingspan in the world?

The Wandering Albatross

Which is the largest of the Toucan species?

The Toco Toucan is the largest of the Toucan species

Which bird features in the Chinese Zodiac?

The Rooster

What’s the name of Harry Potter’s pet owl?

Harry Potter’s owl is called Hedwig

Bird Quiz Questions Round 7

What bird features on the logo of the Duolingo language app?

An owl features on the logo of the Duolingo language app

What garden bird has an orange tummy?

A bullfinch has an orange tummy

What is the name of the Hawk used at Wimbledon to keep the birds away?


Finish the title of the 90s TV show – Birds Of A  _________

Birds Of A Feather

What sex is a peacock?

Peacocks are male

Bird Quiz Questions Round 8

What’s the name of the chicken in Toy Story 4?

Ducky is the chicken in Toy Story 4

Name the song title and band from the following lyrics – Free as a bird, home, home and dry, like a homing bird I’ll fly

Free As A Bird by The Beatles

What colour beak does a male blackbird have?

A male blackbird has a bright yellow beak

The Toronto Blue Jays are a team in which sport?

The Toronto Blue Jays are a basketball team

What birds are often associated with weddings?

Turtle Doves are often associated with weddings

Bird Quiz Questions Round 9

One Flew Over The Cuckoo’s Nest was written by which author?

Ken Kesey

What is the name of the rooster in the Disney movie Moana?

Hei Hei is the rooster in Moana

What bird features on the Swarovski logo?

A swan is on the Swarovski logo

Which common garden bird has a red breast?

A robin has a red breast

What are baby pigeons known as?

Baby pigeons are known as squabs

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