Which birds use their beaks upside down?

toucans
flamingos
storks
penguins
Flamin­gos fil­ter-feed on brine shrimp and blue-­green algae. Their beaks are spe­cial­ly adapted to separate mud and silt from the food they eat, and are uniquely used up­side-­down. The fil­ter­ing of food items is assisted by hairy struc­tures called lamellae which line the mandibles, and the large rough-­sur­faced tongue.

Answers distribution

toucans
flamingos
storks
penguins
answers
flagFinland
5%
89%
0%
5%
19
flagthe United Arab Emirates
9%
81%
0%
0%
11
flagItaly
33%
62%
3%
0%
27
flagNorway
33%
62%
0%
4%
24
flagSwitzerland
41%
58%
0%
0%
12
flagFrance
40%
56%
0%
3%
32
flagAustralia
15%
55%
25%
5%
20
flagGermany
38%
54%
0%
3%
128
flagIndonesia
36%
54%
9%
0%
11
flagPoland
43%
47%
3%
4%
10716
flagIndia
30%
46%
12%
9%
108
flagthe United Kingdom
44%
45%
4%
3%
262
flagRepublic of Ireland
32%
45%
6%
12%
31
flagthe Netherlands
51%
43%
2%
2%
37
flagthe United States
39%
42%
14%
3%
361
flagUkraine
46%
40%
6%
6%
15
flagCanada
37%
37%
6%
10%
29
flagSpain
50%
37%
6%
6%
16
flagUnknown
54%
32%
4%
8%
46
flagSweden
75%
25%
0%
0%
12

Gender

men47%
women43%
toucans
44%
46%
flamingos
47%
43%
storks
3%
4%
penguins
4%
5%

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