Name _____________Class______________


Date _2001__________________


1.         The common swan on the Grand Canal is called the ---- swan.

2.         The young swans are called -------.

3.         The --- is the name of the adult female swan.

4.         The --- is the name of the adult male swan.

5.         Swans preen their ------- to keep them in good condition.

6.         The Kingfisher has a dazzling ----/----- colour.

7.         Kingfishers are --- birds and they nest in deep ------- in banks.

8.          This bird is named ‘Kingfisher’ because of its skill at -------.

9.          Herons usually nest and roost in ------.

10.    Herons build their nests at the top of -----.

11.    The Mallard is a -------- duck.

12.    The male is beautifully -------- during the breeding season.



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