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
surface skimming
scything
aerial fishing
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flagFinland
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19%
80%
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flagItaly
9%
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66%
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flagthe Netherlands
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flagthe United States
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11%
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flagGermany
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7%
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flagPoland
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flagFrance
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flagRepublic of Ireland
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flagthe United Kingdom
11%
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flagIndia
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Gender

men39%
women32%
dip netting
6%
5%
surface skimming
41%
48%
scything
39%
32%
aerial fishing
12%
13%

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