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Bird Beak Compare and Contrast Lab


Use the following web site to check bird bills for the birds listed:

http://www.skullsite.com

 

1. Check out the GOLDEN EAGLE skull in the web page and make a sketch of it in the box:

Text Box:

 

 

 

 

 

a. Do a search on the Internet to find what things this bird might eat and list them.

 

b. How might the shape of the beak assist this bird in eating?

 

2. Check out the SANDHILL CRANE skull on the web page and make a sketch of it in the box:

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a. Do a search on the Internet to find what things this bird might eat and list them.

 

b. How might the shape of the beak assist this bird in eating?

 

3. Check out the White Cockatoo skull on the web page and make a sketch of it in the box

Text Box:

 

 

 

 

 

a. Do a search on the Internet to find what things this bird might eat and list them.

 

b. How might the shape of the beak assist this bird in eating?

 

4. Check out the Common Kingfisher skull on the web page and make a sketch of it in the box below:

Text Box:

 

 

 

 

 

a. Do a search on the Internet to find what things this bird might eat and list them.

 

b. How might the shape of the beak assist this bird in eating?

 

5. Check out the Western Grebe skull on the web page and make a sketch of it in the box:

Text Box:

 

 

 

 

 

a. Do a search on the Internet to find what things this bird might eat and list them.

 

b. How might the shape of the beak assist this bird in eating?

 

5. Check out a bird of your choice on the web page and make a sketch of its skull in the box:

Text Box:

 

Bird Name:

 

 

 

a. Do a search on the Internet to find what things this bird might eat and list them.

 

b. How might the shape of the beak assist this bird in eating?

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