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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In the polygynandrous Dunnock (Prunella modularis), females recruit multiple males by copulating with them (Davies 1985, 1986) and males of the polygynandrous Alpine Accentor (Prunella collaris) will only attend nests if they have copulated with the female owner (Nakamura 1998a, b).
The polygynandrous mating system of the Alpine Accentor, Prunella collaris.
Males also sire young of multiple females in species with polygynandrous mating systems such as Dunnock (Prunella modularis) (Davies 1983), the related Alpine Accentor (P.
Description of the nest and eggs of Maroon-backed Accentor Prunella immaculata in Lianhuashan Nature Reserve.