10 most difficult ornitology riddles A list of ten (out of 29) ornitology related questions that are the most often answered incorrectly Ornitology quiz 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.very hard 16% European penduline titEuropean penduline tit48%willow warblerwillow warbler21%black redstart black redstart 14%long-tailed titlong-tailed tit16%Created by: Ninjai. Statistics based on 125 answers in 2 languages »birds 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.very hard 21% yellowyellow23%blackblack21%orangeorange14%it doesn't matter, all owls hunt at nightit doesn't matter, all owls hunt at night40%Created by: Ninjai. Statistics based on 199 answers in 2 languages »eyes 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.very hard 22% grey parrotgrey parrot9%blue-throated macawblue-throated macaw42%kakapokakapo25%hyacinthine macawhyacinthine macaw22%Created by: Ninjai. Statistics based on 129 answers in 2 languages »animals riddles » Monkey-eating eagle can be found in ...Philippines. The Philippine eagle also known as the monkey-eating eagle is endemic to the Philippines and can be found on four major islands: eastern Luzon, Samar, Leyte, and Mindanao. The largest numbers of eagles reside on Mindanao, with between 82 and 233 breeding pairs.very hard 23% IndonesiaIndonesia22%PhilippinesPhilippines23%New GuineaNew Guinea35%Amazon rainforestAmazon rainforest18%Created by: Ninjai. Statistics based on 161 answers in 2 languages »zoology 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.very hard 25% it opens its bill during flightit opens its bill during flight18%it builds nest on the groundit builds nest on the ground25%it feeds on flying insects, which it seizes in flightit feeds on flying insects, which it seizes in flight34%it is a nocturnal birdit is a nocturnal bird21%Created by: Ninjai. Statistics based on 348 answers in 2 languages »animals riddles » To which bird the mistletoe is a big treat?Mistle thrush. Found in open woods, parks, hedges and cultivated land, the mistle thrush feeds on a wide variety of invertebrates, seeds and berries. Its preferred fruits including those of the mistletoe, holly and yew. Mistletoe is favoured where it is available, and this is reflected in the thrush's English and scientific names.very hard 29% turtle doveturtle dove15%mistle thrushmistle thrush29%rollerroller40%hoopoehoopoe15%Created by: Ninjai. Statistics based on 350 answers in 2 languages »ecology riddles » What bird is that?European bee-eater. The European bee-eater is a near passerine bird in the bee-eater family Meropidae. This species, like other bee-eaters, is a richly coloured, slender bird. It has brown and yellow upper parts, whilst the wings are green and the beak is black.very hard 29% Eurasian kingfisherEurasian kingfisher47%scarlet macaw scarlet macaw 3%European bee-eaterEuropean bee-eater29%European rollerEuropean roller20%Created by: Ninjai. Statistics based on 1838 answers in 4 languages »animals riddles » What is the largest species of pigeon on earth?Victoria crowned pigeon is typically 73 to 75 cm long. Some specimens may exceed a length of 80 cm and a weight of 3.5 kg. It is marginally larger than the two other crowned pigeons on average, thus is considered the largest surviving species of pigeon on earth.very hard 30% giant runtgiant runt16%New Zealand pigeonNew Zealand pigeon15%Victoria crowned pigeonVictoria crowned pigeon30%common wood pigeoncommon wood pigeon37%Created by: Ninjai. Statistics based on 226 answers in 2 languages »zoology riddles » White stork is a synanthrope. What does it mean? It benefits from its association with humans. A synanthrope is a member of a species of wild animals and plants of various kinds that live near, and benefit from, an association with humans and the somewhat artificial habitats that humans create around them.very hard 30% it lives on plant and meat foodit lives on plant and meat food10%it picks one partner for its whole lifeit picks one partner for its whole life24%it migrates between two different habitatsit migrates between two different habitats34%it benefits from its association with humansit benefits from its association with humans30%Created by: Ninjai. Statistics based on 4002 answers in 2 languages »nature riddles » The beak of which bird is adapted to catch bees, wasps and hornets in their flight?European bee-eater. As the name suggests, bee-eaters predominantly eat insects, especially bees, wasps, and hornets. They catch insects in flight, in sorties from an open perch. Before eating a bee, the European bee-eater removes the sting by repeatedly hitting the insect on a hard surface.very hard 36% European rollerEuropean roller10%European honey buzzardEuropean honey buzzard41%European bee-eaterEuropean bee-eater36%black-tailed godwitblack-tailed godwit11%Created by: Ninjai. Statistics based on 481 answers in 2 languages »nature riddles » Play ornitology quiz and see all the questions.