Different birds have differently shaped beaks, have you ever wondered why? As the available food type varies in different habitats, birds have had to develop special adaptations to gain access to food more easily. Birds’ beaks, in fact, have a great range of specialized shapes to catch and eat different kinds of food. With this experiment you will find out what type of food different beaks can get easier! Focus mostly on the Oystercatcher, which tool do you think best represents its beak?

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