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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