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Dunnock or Hedge sparrow Fortunate enough to have a few of these in my garden. Dunnock,Geotagged,Isle of Wight,Prunella modularis,United Kingdom,birds Click/tap to enlarge Promoted

Dunnock or Hedge sparrow

Fortunate enough to have a few of these in my garden.

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  1. They are a joy, have one or two in our garden as well, always hopping around at ground level. Posted 2 months ago
  2. Bringing back memories to me after over 50 years . Thank you Clare Posted 2 months ago
    1. Oh, how lovely. You are welcome! Posted 2 months ago

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The Dunnock, ''Prunella modularis'', is a small passerine bird found throughout temperate Europe and into Asia. It is by far the most widespread member of the accentor family, which otherwise consists of mountain species. It is sometimes called the Hedge Accentor, Hedge Sparrow or Hedge Warbler.

Similar species: Passerines
Species identified by Claire Hamilton
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By Claire Hamilton

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Uploaded Mar 14, 2020. Captured in 53 Perowne Way, Sandown PO36 9BX, UK.