Clicking on any image will open the full size image in a new window, so you can study the larger size and then return to the quiz – still in progress – in this window. Thanks to Martin Reid for allowing the use of his photos (and for counting the birds in each one!).
Here are three more “flocks” of lentils that need to be estimated. If you need an extra challenge, give yourself a time limit to come up with each number.
Another quiz to test your skill at estimating numbers of birds in flocks.
This time the answers are arranged randomly, instead of sequentially, and I think this makes it a little harder, since it’s harder to use the range of possible answers as a clue. Suggestions are always welcome.
Estimating numbers in flocks of birds is a skill that birders need to practice, but we rarely get a chance to test ourselves. We see a flock, guess the total number, and write it down. We might be off by a large margin, but we’ll never know. Here is a quiz (and more to come) […]