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%
70
flagGreece
0%
4%
95%
0%
23
flagCzech Republic
0%
0%
94%
5%
18
flagItaly
0%
7%
92%
0%
82
flagVietnam
0%
4%
90%
4%
22
flagSpain
2%
8%
86%
0%
37
flagthe Netherlands
1%
8%
85%
2%
69
flagthe United Arab Emirates
2%
10%
84%
2%
39
flagGermany
3%
11%
82%
2%
246
flagFrance
6%
4%
81%
4%
44
flagthe United Kingdom
8%
9%
77%
4%
455
flagNorway
8%
11%
77%
2%
36
flagPoland
7%
10%
76%
4%
16887
flagRepublic of Ireland
3%
21%
66%
7%
56
flagUnknown
11%
25%
58%
4%
99
flagCanada
13%
21%
57%
7%
38
flagthe United States
12%
18%
56%
12%
541
flagAustralia
14%
23%
42%
19%
21
flagIndia
10%
29%
41%
17%
139
flagthe Philippines
15%
30%
30%
20%
20

Gender

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

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