Asked in Animal Life
What is the hole under the macaw's beak?
All birds have that, it is to give their beak some flexibility. It's not a hole, it is covered with skin. If the beak was solid, when they opened their mouth it would cut into their throat. With the gap there, the sides of the beak can move past the head and let them open their beak. ...
Asked in Birds, Kiwis (birds)
Are kiwis the only birds which have nostrils on the tip of their beak?
Yes. Kiwi are the only birds which have nostrils on the tip of their beak. ...
Asked in Animal Life, Birds
How does the shape of a bird's beak tell us what they eat?
If the birds beak is short. It means that the birds eat nuts. If the bird's beak is narrow then it means it eats worms, ...
How do you cut rafters with different plate heights?
If the plate height gets higher increase the depth of the birds mouth that sits on the plate. The birds mouth is the notch cut out of the rafter that allows it to sit flat on the top of the plate. If the plate is low then you will need to place a packer on top of the plate. ...
Asked in Building and Carpentry
What is a jack rafter or called a cripple?
A Jack rafter is a rafter that has the pitch of the roof cut onto one end with a 54 degree angle this sort of rafter is one of several that fit onto a hip ridge. To cripple a piece of timber means to cut it partway through in order to straighten it if this is done to a wall timber it will need to be splinted to restore the strength of the stud ...