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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38
flagIsrael
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flagItaly
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flagNew Zealand
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flagSpain
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flagFrance
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flagGermany
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2%
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flagDenmark
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flagNorway
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flagPoland
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flagthe United Kingdom
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7%
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flagRepublic of Ireland
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11%
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flagthe United States
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18%
55%
12%
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flagCanada
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8%
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flagthe United Arab Emirates
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7%
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flagIndonesia
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Gender

men80%
women78%
grain eating
6%
7%
insect catching
9%
11%
coniferous-seed eating
80%
78%
chiseling
2%
3%

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