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(a) The auk, a short-winged diving seabird found in northern oceans, is not in the Bible.
Note: (b) The hoopoe is listed in
Leviticus 11:19 and Deuteronomy 14:18
. (c) The kite is mentioned in
Leviticus 11:14 and Deuteronomy 14:13
. (d) Among other verses, the sparrow is found in
Proverbs 26:2 and Matthew 10:29-31
Note: According to Wikipedia the hoopoe is Israel’s national bird.
Note: Kites are birds of prey like hawks and eagles.
Note: Wikipedia lists seven sparrows found in Israel; among them are the House sparrow, Spanish sparrow, Dead Sea sparrow, and Eurasian tree sparrow.