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hedge sparrow

a small brownish European songbird, Prunella modularis: family Prunellidae (accentors)
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ere were dunnocks, [euro]nches galore, and blue and great tits.
Reproductive success of Dunnocks, Prunella modularis, in a variable mating system.
The value of male parental care and its influence on reproductive allocation by male and female Dunnocks.
For such an unobtrusive little bird the dunnock has a life full of drama - the struggle to survive the winter, tangled relationships, forced adoption and musical aggression - a soap opera in every sense of the phrase.
Outdoors robins were in full song in the shrubs around the surgery, rather than using the territorial winter warble they protect feeding areas with,and I could hear a growing chorus of song thrush, blackbird and dunnock.
Its brown and grey plumage gives no clue to the shameful goings on of the female Dunnock, which actually has a sensible strategy to ensure she raises healthy young.
GARDEN VISITORS A pigeon eating nuts from bird feeder, a blue tit feeding and a Dunnock Prunella modularis on garden fork.
Amy, of Dunnock Drive, Ayton Village, Washington, was hit by a car last year as she crossed the road on her way home from The Galleries shopping centre after making her way through a broken fence.
At number six is the greenfinch, followed by the magpie, great tit, dunnock and then the robin.
This month is the right time for the Mistle Thrush and Robin, while early-April is laying time for the Blackbird, Song Thrush and Dunnock.
Amy, of Dunnock Drive, Ayton Village, Washington, was hit by a car earlier this year as she crossed the road on her way home from The Galleries shopping centre.