Published on March 18, 2014
Clues: -good for breaking seeds apart -short, thick, cone-shaped bill -sparrows, cardinals
Clues: -sharp, curved bills for tearing meat -found on birds of prey -hawks, owls
Clues: -long bills that can bore into wood to eat insects -woodpeckers
Clues: -long and slender for getting nectar from flowers -hummingbird
Clues: -long, flat bill that separates small plants and animals from the water -Ducks, Canada Goose
Clues: -sharp, long, pointed beak used for fishing -herons and kingfishers
Clues: -thin, pointed bill for eating insects -warblers
Clues: -multi-purpose bill that allows birds to eat fruit, seeds, insects, fish, and other animals -crows
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Clues: -large, curved claws used to snatch fish from the water -raptors, osprey
Clues: -used to scrape the soil for food -has nail-like toes -pheasants
Clues: -used like paddles by water birds -ducks and Canada Geese
Clues: -long back toe to grab a branch tightly -robins
Clues: -3 toes, rather than 4 for faster movement -flat foot -no back obstruction
Clues: -2 hind toes enable bird to move up a tree without falling backward -good for balancing -woodpecker
Objective: Students will observe adaptations of feet and beaks of birds and relate these to the bird's method of feeding and to the bird's environment.
Adaptations in birds' beaks to assist the bird in its way of feeding.
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