What is Street Creatures? This is the game I run on Twitter every Friday. I’ve
collected all the past quizzes here in one place so you can either relive them, or play
them for the first time.
How does it work? Provided are four, seemingly unrelated clues, that are all
connected by a wild organism that can be found in a city. Look at the four clues,
do some research, and when you think you’ve figured it out, click on ‘Answer’
to reveal what connects the clues, and how they are connected.
Northwestern coastal forest
The collective noun of thrushes is called a mutation.
The scientific name for a varied thrush is Ixoreus naevius.
This refers to the song which is often described as ‘eerie’ or ‘mysterious’. The song is simple, a single pitch which is repeated a few seconds later at a different pitch. This song in a foggy forest is quintessential Pacific Northwest.