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Atlantic Puffin: Quiz

  
  

Question 1: They can face competition from other burrow nesting animals such as Rabbits, ________ and occasionally Razorbills.
PuffinusBalearic ShearwaterYelkouan ShearwaterManx Shearwater

Question 2: Also known as the Common Puffin, it is the only puffin species which is found in the ________.
Atlantic OceanArctic OceanIndian OceanPacific Ocean

Question 3: The Atlantic Puffin (Fratercula arctica) is a seabird species in the ________ family.
PenguinCommon MurreMancallinaeAuk

Question 4: The Atlantic Puffin is the provincial bird of ________.
Nova ScotiaNewfoundland and LabradorNewfoundland (island)Canada

Question 5: This species breeds on the coasts of northern Europe, the Faroe Islands, Iceland and eastern North America, from well within the ________ to northern France and Maine.
Arctic Circle65th parallel north70th parallel north60th parallel north

Question 6: What does the following picture show?

  An adult returning with sand eels to feed the single chick
  Adults on nesting grounds (note burrows). Lunga (Treshnish Isles, Scotland)
  Puffin hunters, Faroe Islands, 1898 or 1899

Question 7: The island of ________'s name is derived from the Norse lunde for the puffins that nest on the island.
WalesBristolLundyEngland

Question 8: The winter months are spent at sea far from land - in Europe as far south as the Mediterranean, and in North America to ________.
Georgia (U.S. state)PennsylvaniaNorth CarolinaSouth Carolina

Question 9: What does the following picture show?

  An adult returning with sand eels to feed the single chick
  Puffin hunters, Faroe Islands, 1898 or 1899
  An adult returning with sand eels to feed the single chick

Question 10: What does the following picture show?

  On remote Stóra Dímun, puffins are still important food today.
  Puffin hunters, Faroe Islands, 1898 or 1899
  On remote Stóra Dímun, puffins are still important food today.
  Adults on nesting grounds (note burrows). Lunga (Treshnish Isles, Scotland)
















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