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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These included several Siberian accentors on the east coast, including one bird at Easington in County Durham which had a long queue of birders snaking around the site to catch a glimpse.
Accentors leave their Russian home each autumn and spend the winter in Korea, Japan and China.
Latin name: Prunella modularis Family: Accentors (Prunellidae) Overview: A small brown and grey bird.
Parrotbills; Rockfowl; Rhabdornis; Tits and Chickadees; Penduline Tits; Larks; Old World Sparrows; Waxbills; Wagtails and Pipits; Accentors.
Patterns of paternity suggest females control paternity in Red-winged Blackbirds (Gray 1996), Alpine Accentors and Dunnocks (Davies et al.