Quiz 12: More on head feathers

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A teaser of spring wood-warblers on this bonus day of February. Two questions for each of the photos will help you practice applying your knowledge of head feathers.

Thanks to Brian E. Small for allowing the use of his beautiful photos. You can see lots more at his website, and clicking any photo links there as well.

Warbler head patterns

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Question 1
The supercilium is:
A
mostly blackish
B
mostly white
Question 2
And in the photo above, the malar (submoustachial) is:
A
mostly blackish
B
mostly white
Question 3
The auriculars are:
A
bright yellow
B
olive yellow
C
black
Question 4
In the photo above, the malar (submoustachial) is:
A
black
B
bright yellow
C
olive, yellow, and black
D
olive and yellow
Question 5
The malar (submoustachial) is:
A
black
B
orange and black
C
orange
Question 6
In the photo above, the crown is:
A
orange
B
orange and black
C
black
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There are 6 questions to complete.

4 thoughts on “Quiz 12: More on head feathers”

  1. I’m a novice birder and have Peterson’s Field Guide of Western Birds, NG Birds of North America and Sibley’s Birding Basics. I find Sibley’s and now this website and excellent tutorial to increase my birding knowledge. Well done!!!!

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