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

grain eating
insect catching
coniferous-seed eating
chiseling
Cross­bills are char­ac­ter­ized by the mandibles crossing at their tips, which gives the group its English name. These mandibles enable them to extract seeds from conifer cones.

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grain eating
insect catching
coniferous-seed eating
chiseling
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flagFinland
1%
0%
98%
0%
67
flagGreece
0%
4%
95%
0%
23
flagIsrael
0%
0%
94%
0%
17
flagItaly
0%
6%
93%
0%
78
flagVietnam
0%
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90%
4%
21
flagSpain
2%
5%
88%
0%
36
flagGermany
3%
11%
82%
2%
228
flagFrance
6%
4%
81%
4%
43
flagthe Netherlands
2%
12%
79%
4%
49
flagthe United Arab Emirates
3%
13%
79%
3%
29
flagNorway
8%
11%
77%
2%
35
flagPoland
7%
11%
76%
4%
15370
flagthe United Kingdom
8%
11%
74%
5%
361
flagUnknown
9%
24%
60%
4%
65
flagRepublic of Ireland
4%
25%
60%
8%
48
flagthe United States
12%
18%
56%
11%
500
flagCanada
13%
21%
56%
8%
37
flagIndia
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27%
42%
18%
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flagAustralia
14%
23%
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19%
21
flagthe Philippines
15%
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20%
20

Gender

men81%
women79%
grain eating
6%
6%
insect catching
9%
10%
coniferous-seed eating
81%
79%
chiseling
2%
3%

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