Quiz – How Much Do You Know About Birds And Heatstroke?

Take our quiz and test your knowledge on heatstroke and pet birds.

Quiz Tip: Print out this page before you take the quiz and use it to record your answers for each question.

1. Which of the following behaviors is NOT a sign of heatstroke?
a. Holding the wings out
b. Panting
c. Difficulty keeping balance
d. Feather picking

Answer: _____  Points: ______

2. If you suspect your bird has heatstroke, what step should you take immediately?
a. Lie your bird on its back
b. Mist your bird with cool water
c. Give your bird something to eat
d. Perform CPR on your bird

Answer: _____  Points: ______

3. Which signs do birds with heatstroke experience, but not those with heat stress?
a. Panting
b. Holding the wings out  
c. Convulsions
d. Elevated heart rate

Answer: _____  Points: ______

4. What should you do to help prevent heatstroke in a bird that spends time outdoors?
a. Make sure the bird has access to shade and clean drinking water
b. Hang the bird’s cage up high so it will catch a breeze.
c. Check the bird frequently for signs of discomfort from the heat
d. Both a and c

Answer: _____  Points: ______

5. How can you help prevent shock in a bird with heatstroke?
a. Feed the bird
b. Immediately take the bird to a veterinarian
c. Keep the bird calm
d. Both b and c

Answer: _____  Points: ______

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