It’s for the Birds

How quickly can you unscramble the letters to fill in the blanks with the correct name of each bird described?

  1. 1.

    If you hear HA-OO-OO by the light of the moon You will know I’m no duck I’m really a __ __ __ __. (1. NOLO)

  2. 2.

    Look up at me, don’t totter. I’m not a sea gull. Say, “Hi!,” __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __. (2. SHEARTWARE)

  3. 3.

    Flying with a crooked neck thereon Tells you I’m no crane. I’m a __ __ __ __ __. (3. RONHE)

  4. 4.

    Oh no, you simply can’t Call me a loon. My name’s __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __. (4. ANTMORCOR)

  5. 5.

    As I run and I stop, look me over. I am not a sandpiper, I’m a beachcombing __ __ __ __ __ __. (5. ROVELP)

  6. 6.

    Call me a penguin and I will squawk. Look! I can fly; Therefore I’m an __ __ __. (6. KAU)

  7. 7.

    If you are a duck, I don’t give a hoot, But if you are human, Please call me a __ __ __ __. (7. TOOC)

Answers:

(1) loon, (2) shearwater, (3) heron, (4) cormorant, (5) plover, (6) auk, (7) coot.