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Overview

This identification game presents random sets of bird photos and sounds grouped by habitat. For each habitat your goal will be to connect the bird sounds with their matching photos.

Representative birds are included from the following Eastern North American habitats:

  • Suburban Backyards
  • Fresh Water Ponds and Marshes
  • Salt Water Coasts and Marshes
  • Fields and Prairies
  • Deciduous Woods and Edges
  • Northern Woods and Lakes

Each game randomly selects 5 birds from each habitat. There are roughly 10 birds available for each habitat so you will have to play the game multiple times to see and hear all the available birds.

This game requires RealAudio Player 3.0!

Enjoy!


Choose your skill level and then click on 'Start Matching!' to start

There are brief game directions below.

Select Skill Level:
Novice
Fewer points for correct match.
No penalty points for incorrect match.
Experienced
More points for correct match.
Penalty points for incorrect match.

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Best Experienced with:
Netscape Navigator 3.0 RealAudio 3.0

Brief Directions

  • A random set of bird sounds and photos will be presented for each habitat.
  • You get points by correctly matching bird sounds with bird photos.
  • You must match all the photos with their sounds before you can move on to the next habitat.
  • If you're one of the top scorers you can post your name and score.

Once you start the game:

  1. Click on a sound to play it, and then try to identify it.
  2. See if you can find a matching photo of the bird that makes the sound.
  3. If there is a matching photo, click on the red button
    in the sound's row and the photo's column.
  4. If the sound and photo match, an arrow will be drawn between them.
    If they don't match, a prompt will appear at the top of the page.
  5. Repeat the above for each sound on the habitat page.
  6. Repeat the above for each habitat.
  7. You can post your score when you've completed all the habitats or
    by clicking on the 'Stop Sign' at anytime.


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