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Festival of Nature Quiz Results

Monday, September 7th 2015

Once again there has been an excellent response to our quiz and we would like to thank all those who have taken part.

The results are:

44 correct answers (100%): Mike Milton, Maggie Bruce, Adam Bradley, Christine Byers, the Coopers.
43 correct answers: Mike Fenwick, Trish Illingworth, Brian Hird, Caroline Broughton, Anne and Mike Bacon.
42 correct answers: Ann Hall
41 correct answers: Emma Atkinson, Val and Ted Darwin.

With five correct answers, the name drawn out to win the £10 token is Adam Bradley.

Thanks to Pat Thistlethwaite for compiling the quiz for us.

The answers are as follows:

1) Dog Violet
2) Wren
3) Toad
4) Meadow Brown
5) Chaffinch
6) Wasp
7) Dunnock
8) Mayfly
9) Comma
10) Cowslip
11) Swallow
12) Shield bug
13) Yellowhammer
14) Scots pine
15) Blue tit
16) Great tit
17) Sallow
18) Damselfly
19) Pied wagtail
20) Bluebell
21) Crow
22) Ladybird
23) Thyme
24) Jay
25) Larch
26) Skipper
27) Redshank
28) Daisy
29) Moorhen
30) Newt
31) Weevil
32) Pheasant
33) Yellow rattle
34) Ringlet
35) Brimstone
36) Celandine
37) Orange tip
38) Gorse
39) Blackcap
40) Bee
41) Kingfisher
42) Primrose
43) Sand martin
44) Reed bunting


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