Saturday Quiz – Winter Visitors – The Answers

Photo One by © Terry Whittaker/2020VISION taken from https://www.wildlifetrusts.org/where_to_see_birds_migration

Dear Readers, this week we had a three-way 100% tie at the top of the leader board, with Christine, Fran and Bobby and Mike over at Alittlebitoutoffocus all scoring a stunning 16/16, well done to all of you! Let’s see how you get on tomorrow when spookiness will abound….

1)f) Whooper swan (Cygnus cygnus)
Photo Two by Paul Chapman / Pink-footed Geese
2)m) Pink-footed Goose (Anser brachyrhynchus)
3)h) Barnacle Goose (Branta leucopsis)
Photo Four by Hobbyfotowiki, CC0, via Wikimedia Commons
4)e) Brent Goose (Banta bernicla)
5)i) Greater Scaup (Aythya marila)
6)l) Long-tailed Duck (Clangula hyemalis)
7)g) Smew (Mergellus albellus)
8) n) Great Northern Diver (Gavia immer)
9)j) Grey Plover (Pluvialis squatarola)
10)o) Bar-tailed Godwit (Limosa lapponica)
11)p) Brambling (Fringilla montifringilla)
12)b) Waxwing (Bombycilla garrulus)
13)d) Fieldfare (Turdus pilaris)
14)k) Purple Sandpiper (Calidris maritima )
15)a) Ruddy Turnstone (Arenaria interpres)
Photo Sixteen by https://www.flickr.com/photos/acryptozoo/29117922294/
16)c) Knot (Calidris canutus)

Photo Credits

Photo One by Ken Billington, CC BY-SA 3.0 https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0, via Wikimedia Commons

Photo Two by Paul Chapman / Pink-footed Geese

Photo Three by Andreas Trepte, CC BY-SA 2.5 https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.5, via Wikimedia Commons

Photo Four by Hobbyfotowiki, CC0, via Wikimedia Commons

Photo Five by Calibas, CC BY-SA 4.0 https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/4.0, via Wikimedia Commons

Photo Six by Andy Reago & Chrissy McClarren, CC BY 2.0 https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0, via Wikimedia Commons

Photo Seven by DickDaniels (http://carolinabirds.org/), CC BY-SA 3.0 https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0, via Wikimedia Commons

Photo Eight by John Picken from Chicago, USA, CC BY 2.0 https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0, via Wikimedia Commons

Photo Nine by AL BADUSH, CC BY-SA 4.0 https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/4.0, via Wikimedia Commons

Photo Ten by Ian Kirk from Broadstone, Dorset, UK, CC BY 2.0 https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0, via Wikimedia Commons

Photo Eleven by Dunpharlain, CC BY-SA 4.0 https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/4.0, via Wikimedia Commons

Photo Twelve by Frank Vassen from Brussels, Belgium, CC BY 2.0 https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0, via Wikimedia Commons

Photo Thirteen by hedera.baltica from Wrocław, Poland, CC BY-SA 2.0 https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.0, via Wikimedia Commons

Photo Fourteen by Ian Kirk from Broadstone, Dorset, UK, CC BY 2.0 https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0, via Wikimedia Commons

Photo Fifteen by neekoh.fi, CC BY 2.0 https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0, via Wikimedia Commons

Photo Sixteen by Andrew Cannizzaro at https://www.flickr.com/photos/acryptozoo/29117922294/

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