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
flagSweden
34%
63%
0%
2%
38
flagNorway
33%
63%
0%
3%
30
flagItaly
36%
60%
3%
0%
33
flagAustralia
16%
58%
20%
4%
24
flagthe Netherlands
36%
57%
1%
4%
71
flagthe United Kingdom
38%
52%
4%
4%
397
flagFrance
43%
51%
0%
5%
37
flagGermany
43%
49%
2%
3%
183
flagPoland
42%
47%
3%
4%
15522
flagRepublic of Ireland
29%
47%
9%
11%
44
flagIndia
30%
45%
15%
7%
157
flagthe United States
39%
43%
13%
3%
442
flagSpain
47%
42%
4%
4%
21
flagDenmark
38%
38%
5%
16%
18
flagUnknown
50%
36%
7%
5%
669
flagCanada
44%
32%
5%
8%
34
flagAustria
60%
30%
0%
10%
20

Gender

men44%
women45%
toucans
45%
45%
flamingos
44%
45%
storks
5%
4%
penguins
4%
5%

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