Adorable Mobsters

on October 24, 2023

Hey kids, welcome back to our series on the mysteries of created kinds. This week we head south to the Australia region to meet a small family of climbing birds.

Varied Sittella male

Varied Sittella Male
Peter Jacobs from Australia, CC BY-SA 2.0, via Wikimedia Commons

This week’s kind is the Neosittidae—the Sittella kind. Learn more about the Neosittidae as Professor Barry Mins studies kinds that may have been on the Ark.

  1. This week’s kind is the ________.
  2. They are found exclusively in _________ and the Indo-Papuan island of New Guinea.
  3. There are only three _______.
  4. They hunt _______ on tree trunks.
  5. They will respond to perceived threats by _______ the threat.
  6. They _____ together in communal groups.
  7. Their nests are ____-shaped.
  8. They lay ____.

  • Neosittidae
  • Australia
  • Species
  • Insects
  • Mobbing
  • Roost
  • Cone
  • Eggs
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