accentor

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accentor

(ækˈsɛntə)
n
(Animals) any small sparrow-like songbird of the genus Prunella, family Prunellidae, which inhabit mainly mountainous regions of Europe and Asia. See also hedge sparrow
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Noun1.accentor - small sparrow-like songbird of mountainous regions of Eurasiaaccentor - small sparrow-like songbird of mountainous regions of Eurasia
oscine, oscine bird - passerine bird having specialized vocal apparatus
genus Prunella, Prunella - type genus of the Prunellidae
dunnock, hedge sparrow, Prunella modularis, sparrow - small brownish European songbird
Translations
accenteur
płochacz
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Last week's predictions weren't too bad as I managed to see nutcracker, snowfinch, alpine accentor and alpine chough in the hills whilst the valleys held red-backed shrike, firecrest, marsh and crested tit, and serin among others.
AN Alpine Accentor spent four days in a chapel ruins in Minsmere, Suffolk, on a rare visit from the mountains of Southern Europe.
Recent highlights have included a pair of Slender-billed Gulls from Spain in Norfolk, an Alpine Accentor in Kent and an Alpine Swift in Wales.