What kind of feeding is avocet's beak adapted to?

dip netting
surface skimming
scything
aerial fishing
Scything is a feeding tech­nique unique to the avocets. These birds forage in shallow brackish water or on mud flats, scything their bills from side to side in water. They mainly eat crus­taceans and insects.

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dip netting
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