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Beak

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Virtual Chicken: The Mouth

The beak, bill, or rostrum is an external anatomical structure of birds that is used for eating and for preening, manipulating objects, killing prey, fighting, probing for food, courtship and feeding young. The terms beak and rostrum are also used to refer to a similar mouth part in some dicynodonts, Ornithischians, cephalopods, cetaceans, billfishes, pufferfishes, turtles, Anuran tadpoles and sirens.
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  • Etymology 

  • Anatomy 

  • Egg tooth 

  • Color 

  • Dimorphism 

  • Functions 

  • Billing 

  • Beak trimming 

  • Bill tip organ