Worksheet on birds and its food habits contains various types of questions on feathers of birds, different types of beaks as well as movements of birds.
Read the concept to answer the questions on birds and its food habits.
I. Fill in the blanks:
(i) Birds use their _________ to fly.
(ii) Birds have strong _________ to flap their wings.
(iii) A bird uses its _________ to turn while flying.
(iv) The feathers of birds are of _________ kinds.
(v) Birds have a _________ to eat.
II. Write true for
the correct and false for the wrong statements:
(i) Most birds fly.
(ii) A heron has a long, pointed beak.
(iii) Ducks have webbed feet to swim.
(iv) A parrot cannot crack nuts.
(v) Crows perch on trees.
(vi) There are a few kinds of birds.
III. Answer the following questions:
(i) What helps a parrot to climb a tree?
(ii) What helps a crane to wade?
(iii) What are the main uses of the feet and claws of a bird?
(iv) Why does a crow not fall down from the tree while sleeping?
(v) Which birds have webbed feet? How are webbed feet useful to them?
IV. Match the columns:
(i) Strong curved beak (a) unable to fly
(ii) Sharp pointed beak (b) duck
(iii) Broad, flat beak (c) sparrow
(iv) Short, pointed beak (d) woodpecker
(v) Ostrich (e) parrot
Check the answers of worksheet on birds and its food habits:
I. (i) wings
II. (i) true
III. (i) Parrots have two toes pointing upwards and two toes pointing downwards these helps them to climb a tree.
(ii) Cranes have long, thin legs with unwebbed spreading toes these help them to wade.
(iii) The main uses of the feet and claws of a bird is to catch their food and also to protect them from their enemies.
(iv) Crows have three toes in front and one toe at the back these help them to grip branches so tightly that they do not fall down from the tree while sleeping.
(v) Ducks have webbed feet. Webbed feet useful to them for swimming
IV. (i) Strong
(ii) Sharp pointed beak
(iii) Broad, flat beak
(iv) Short, pointed beak
(a) unable to fly
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