Grand Award

Third Place

The Beak of the Bird

Animal Kingdom
Myla Closterman

Erin McCullough

Different kinds of birds have beaks of different sizes and shapes. I divided 10 bird species into two groups, those with large beaks and those with small beaks. I found that birds with big beaks mostly ate bigger seeds. Birds with small ones mostly ate small seeds. But no birds ate only one kind of seed. Perhaps they need different kinds for better nutrition.

Project presentation

View Project Presentation file

2 thoughts on “The Beak of the Bird

  1. A Darwin in the making! I never thought about this when I was learning about bird beaks. Great ideas and research!

  2. Nice use of furthering project ideas: measuring, removing suet as feeding source and checking what the waxwings eat. Good job!

Leave a comment (comments will be released after judging).

Comments submitted will not be visible until after judging is complete. Comments are public and should be used to congratulate and encourage this young scientist or engineer! Comments should not contain personal identifying information or reveal any awards that the student has won.

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *