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Monday, January 10, 2011

Fun Fact Quiz on Chickadees

Getting to Know Your Chickadees:
1. The more dee notes in a chickadee-dee-dee call, the higher the threat level.
a) True b) False

2. Which state doesn’t have the chickadee as its official state bird?
a) Michigan b) Maine c) Massachusetts

3. How often do your chickadees take a breath?
a) once a second b) every 3-4 seconds c) 2 times a second

4. Chickadees prefer birdhouses filled with wood shavings, giving them something to excavate.
a) True b) False

5. How many sunflower seeds does a chickadee need to consume on days when temps are BELOW zero?
a) 50 b) 150 c) 250

ANSWERS
1. True
2. Michigan
3. once a second
4. True
5. 250 seeds

1 comment:

Memorizing Nature said...

Neat quiz. Here's a chickadee story I included in my blog during the summer, called "The Bird She Became." Just click on the link above.