dunnock

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dunnock

(ˈdʌnək)
n
(Animals) another name for hedge sparrow
[C15: from dun2 + -ock]
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Noun1.dunnock - small brownish European songbirddunnock - small brownish European songbird  
accentor - small sparrow-like songbird of mountainous regions of Eurasia
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Translations

dunnock

[ˈdʌnək] Nacentor m (común)
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There are no bulbuls in England -- I did my bulbul fix this summer in Vietnam where there are dozens of different species -- but the music comes courtesy of Robins, Blackbirds and Song Thrushes and the Hedge Accentor or Dunnock.
The dunnock, hedge sparrow or hedge accentor, is a pretty uninspiring species.