Birds in the Answer

All the blanks are types of birds. Based on the clues, guess the missing words.
Quiz by Quizmaster
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Last updated: September 16, 2021
First submittedNovember 28, 2012
Times taken34,976
Average score79.2%
Rating4.49
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Clue
Answer
A country in the Near East
Turkey
Quoth this bird: "nevermore"
The Raven
Batman villain
The Penguin
Deadly sin
Cardinal Sin
Person from New Zealand
Kiwi
Pirate played by Johnny Depp
Jack Sparrow
Extinct
Dead as a dodo
Hans Christian Andersen
fairy tale
The Ugly Duckling
He said the sky was falling
Chicken Little
Segregation system in the
southern U.S.
Jim Crow
Famous skateboarder
Tony Hawk
Fool's errand
Wild Goose Chase
Clue
Answer
Cartoon bird with an
annoying laugh
Woody Woodpecker
Natalie Portman movie
Black Swan
Humphrey Bogart movie
The Maltese Falcon
A great burden
Albatross around one's neck
First day of Christmas gift
Partridge in a pear tree
Early warning system
Canary in a coal mine
Things are not going well
The vultures are circling
Trivia question from
Monty Python
What is the airspeed velocity
of an unladen swallow?
Harper Lee novel
To Kill a Mockingbird
John Grisham book
The Pelican Brief
They were baked in a pie
Four and Twenty Blackbirds
Neil Armstrong saying
The Eagle has landed
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Level 62
Mar 27, 2013
Woody Woodpecker is definitely not a Looney Tunes character.
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Level ∞
Mar 27, 2013
Not the first time I've made that mistake. Fixed!
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Level 58
Mar 27, 2013
I enjoyed this quiz but you know your not concentrating when you think 'The Joker' is the bird in Batman. And quizmaster- it's 'Captain' Jack in Pirates!
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Level 40
Mar 27, 2013
Lol... Mal, why does Sparrow get a rank, but Armstrong doesn't?
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Level 50
Aug 3, 2014
Because I don't think Neil Armstrong ever said 'That's CAPTAIN Neil Armstrong', or got other people to say it. 'CAPTAIN Jack Sparrow' is a pretty memorable quirk, almost as memorable as his hat.
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Level 71
Oct 12, 2015
He has to tell people cos' he sure don't look like one!
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Level 63
Sep 23, 2021
I tried Robin for the Batman villain. Never liked him.
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Level 72
Aug 18, 2015
When I was a maitre d', the line cooks used to send new busboys to the supply closet (two floors down in the basement) for canned steam & a left-handed spaghetti bender.
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Level 70
Sep 16, 2021
Of course in those days nickels had pictures of bumblebees on them! Gimme five bees for a quarter, you'd say.
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Level 77
Aug 18, 2015
Knew them all except the skateboarder, so I just started typing random birds and got it with 3:04 left. I guess that makes me a bird brain.
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Level 68
Aug 18, 2015
Me too. 100% with 3:03 left.
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Level 77
Sep 16, 2021
Similar. I think a minute or two could safely be taken off the time.
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Level 62
Aug 18, 2015
I like asking people to get me a henway
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Level 72
Sep 23, 2021
Wow, it's been more than six years, and no one? Fine then, I'll bite.

What's a henway?

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Level 74
Sep 23, 2021
That depends on how much you feed it.
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Level 59
Aug 18, 2015
Clever quiz. For #2 in series - a beaten-down husband = hen-pecked.
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Level 68
Jun 7, 2016
for "deadly sin" I typed sloth, and then remembered this is about birds
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Level 75
Sep 22, 2021
I typed peacock. :-(
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Level 85
Sep 23, 2021
I typed all 7 deadly sins in the hopes that one of them was also a bird name before realizing what the answer actually was.
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Level 58
Nov 21, 2020
tom88, I did the exact same thing before realizing......
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Level 54
Jun 2, 2021
Am I the only one who always recalls the "Surfing Bird" episode from Family Guy whenever I see this quiz?
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Level 82
Sep 16, 2021
Why does a 100% score only net 4 points?
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Level 82
Sep 16, 2021
Give it time. Things are weird when only a few people have taken a quiz.
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Level 82
Sep 16, 2021
Love it. Especially the reference to the Rime of the Ancient Mariner.
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Level 82
Sep 17, 2021
This is admittedly super nit-picky, but wouldn't the last clue be better written as Armstrong "quote" rather than saying?
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Level 63
Sep 18, 2021
I love these types of quizzes. More please.
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Level 74
Sep 19, 2021
Damnation! Can you believe it? I forgot the cardinal!
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Level 68
Sep 23, 2021
Eternal Damnation!
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Level 60
Sep 22, 2021
The fact that I typed in "dead as a parrot" shows that I watch too much Monty Python
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Level 72
Sep 23, 2021
B-b-b-b-bird, bird, bird. Bird is the word.
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Level 65
Sep 23, 2021
Would have rather seen "Swan Lake" than "Black Swan."
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Level 72
Sep 23, 2021
I'd have preferred the emblem of High Wycombe.
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Level 78
Sep 23, 2021
A European Swallow or an African Swallow?
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Level 71
Sep 25, 2021
Missed only the not so famous Tony Hawk.
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Level 76
Jun 6, 2022
Maybe also accept Buzzard for Vulture.
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Level 76
Jun 15, 2022
Never heard of the "famous" Tony Hawk, but managed to guess it.