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Beak types and adaptations What are the main characteristics of these bird beaks? Can you predict what each of these birds eat?
Cracker Short, thick conical beak for cracking seeds Red-rumped Parrot - © Bob Winters
Tweezer Thin, pointed beak for eating insects. Superb Fairy-wren - © Michael Seyfort
Spear Spear-shaped beak which is used to fish for organisms. Brolga - © Bob Winters
Strainer Long, flat beak that strains small plants and animals from the water. Grey Teal - © Arthur Chapman
Probe Long, slender beak that probes flowers for nectar. New Holland Honeyeater - © Michael Seyfort
Shredder Sharp, curved beak for tearing and shredding meat. Wedge-tailed Eagle - © Bob Winters
Feet types and adaptations Where do these birds live? How does each bird use its feet?
Swimming These water birds use their webbed feet to swim. They use their feet like paddles. Australian Shelduck - © Bob Winters
Perching These birds live in treed habitats. They have three toes facing forward and one facing backward, enabling them to grab the perch tightly. Grey Fantail - © Bob Winters
Running These ground-dwelling birds generally walk slowly through grasslands, and often stand on their tip-toes. Plains Wanderer - © Mark Antos
Grasping Raptors use their large curved claws to snatch, grasp and hold prey. Black-shouldered Kite - © Bob Winters
Scratching These ground-dwelling birds use their toes to scratch the soil surface for organisms. Crested Pigeon - © Michael Seyford
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