Young Birders Page

Welcome to this special page for young people who are between 8 and 16 years of age, though mums and dads can enjoy it also. Please make sure your parents have given their approval for you to visit this page. 

Each week this page features interesting facts about one of our Australian birds. This page has three simple sections: Bird Quiz, Bird of the Week and What this Bird Teaches Us.

Bird Quiz: Is a simple starter for you to see what you know about this weeks bird. Write down your answers (a, b. c or d) and then check your answers by clicking the Check Your Answers Now link at the bottom of the page.

Don’t worry if you don’t know the answer just have a guess, you will soon learn more about this amazing bird. 

1. What is the bird in the photo below?

a. Brown Falcon;

b. Black Kite;

c. Wedge-tailed Eagle;

d. Nankeen Kestrel.

2. What is this bird famous for when compared with all other creatures in the world?

a. the best hearing;

b. the best eyesight;

c. the fastest flight;

d. the loudest call.

3. This bird, is also known as a bird of prey, because it has a hooked beak and kills its prey with its powerful talons. What is another name for Birds of Prey? 

a. a rodent;

b. a vulture;

c. a raptor;

d. a reptile.

4. What do you think this bird eats?

a. grass;

b. seeds;

c. fish;

d. small animals and birds.

Good On You for Trying!  Check Your Answers Now.

Info below for concerned parents:

William ‘Ashley’ Hewson is an Australian citizen living in the southern Sydney area. A husband, father, grandfather, current author & speaker, birder, photographer & blogger [Adv. Dip. Counselling & Family Therapy with a Current Working With Children Clearance (WWCC) professional]. Contact via email:

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