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
4%
90%
0%
4%
21
flagthe United Arab Emirates
9%
85%
0%
0%
21
flagSwitzerland
26%
66%
3%
3%
30
flagNorway
33%
63%
0%
3%
30
flagSweden
35%
61%
0%
3%
31
flagItaly
36%
60%
3%
0%
33
flagAustralia
13%
59%
22%
4%
22
flagthe Netherlands
38%
55%
1%
4%
65
flagthe United Kingdom
38%
52%
4%
3%
390
flagFrance
42%
51%
0%
5%
35
flagGermany
43%
49%
2%
3%
178
flagPoland
43%
47%
3%
4%
15021
flagRepublic of Ireland
29%
47%
9%
11%
44
flagIndia
30%
46%
15%
7%
143
flagthe United States
39%
43%
13%
3%
432
flagSpain
47%
42%
4%
4%
21
flagUkraine
41%
41%
11%
5%
17
flagUnknown
50%
37%
7%
5%
651
flagCanada
43%
34%
6%
9%
32
flagAustria
55%
33%
0%
11%
18

Gender

men44%
women44%
toucans
45%
45%
flamingos
44%
44%
storks
5%
4%
penguins
4%
5%

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