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%
5%
94%
0%
18
flagIsrael
0%
0%
94%
0%
17
flagItaly
0%
6%
93%
0%
72
flagSpain
2%
5%
88%
0%
36
flagGermany
3%
11%
82%
2%
217
flagFrance
6%
4%
81%
4%
43
flagDenmark
6%
12%
81%
0%
16
flagthe Netherlands
0%
13%
79%
4%
44
flagNorway
8%
11%
77%
2%
35
flagPoland
7%
11%
75%
4%
14601
flagthe United Kingdom
8%
10%
73%
5%
337
flagthe United Arab Emirates
4%
19%
71%
4%
21
flagUnknown
11%
24%
62%
2%
45
flagRepublic of Ireland
4%
20%
62%
9%
43
flagthe United States
12%
18%
54%
12%
462
flagCanada
14%
22%
54%
8%
35
flagAustralia
16%
22%
44%
16%
18
flagIndia
9%
28%
42%
17%
131
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%
3%

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