2 or more players
Birders everywhere, it’s time to drop your binoculars and focus on a
game that is sure to soar. The Great North American Bird Watching
Trivia Game is the ultimate birding trivia game designed for those who
want to test their knowledge on North American birds.
Bird watching is North America’s fastest growing hobby, and is currently
enjoyed by 64 million Americans. This game provides birders of all skill
levels a way to learn more about the birds they observe every day.
covered in the game include habitat, mannerisms, field marks, diet,
nomenclature, and more.
beautifully packaged game features over 2,000 questions falling to three
levels of difficulty – beginner, intermediate, and expert – making the
game suitable for birders of all skills levels.
•360 question cards
•8 playing pieces
•30 “Life List” cards
North America's most common species of Albatross can be found on which
2. What is the most common species of Grebe in North America?
3. Which is the only species of Kingfisher that hides its burrow entrance
behind hanging vegetation?
4. This Woodpecker, once our largest species, is now believed to be
5. Which of the following identifies a Ruby-crowned Kinglet: dark
streaking on breast, white eyebrow, white wings bars, or yellow crown
6. Where does the Bank Swallow nest: in burrows on steep banks, in
gourd-shaped nests inside abandoned buildings, or in tree cavities?
7. Which two of the following are important sources of food for the Cedar
Waxwing: berries, cedar leaves, insects, or seeds?
8. This endangered bird's call has been described as a trumpeting ker-loo
9. During what season can Cedar Waxwings be found in the Pacific
Northwest: summer, winter, year round, or never?
1. Pacific coast 2. Pied-billed Grebe 3. Green Kingfisher 4. Ivory-billed
Woodpecker 5. White wing bars 6. In burrows on steep banks 7. Berries and
insects 8. Whooping Crane 9. Year round
Decide what skill level you wish to play. Each card includes three skill
levels of questions: Beginner, Intermediate, or Expert.
will be asked questions from your chosen skill level for the duration of
Each player or team must select a playing piece.
• Place all the selected playing pieces on the "start" square.
• Decide who goes first (we recommend starting with the most novice
birder, and work
1 moves forward one square, to the "Florida Keys". Players
move forward one square at the beginning of every turn. Note:
moving forward means moving clockwise.
1 is now asked a question from the appropriate skill level. If the
question is answered correctly, Player 1 moves forward one square.
It remains Player 1's turn until a question is answered
incorrectly, or until a "life list” card ends the turn. If Player
1 answers incorrectly, the turn is over.
Move clockwise around the table. Just remember, at the beginning of every
turn you move forward one square.
When you land on a "life list" card, select a card from the
"life list" pile. Do what the card says, and when done, return
the card to the bottom of the pile.
If the card asks you to answer a trivia question, and you answer
correctly, your turn continues. If the card does not ask you to answer a
question, after moving to the appropriate square, your turn is over.
The first player to make it back to the "start" square wins the
note that in many questions we refer to North America. For the purpose of
this game, North America includes continental United States and Canada,
from Alaska to Florida, and California to Newfoundland. Mexico and Hawaii
are not included.