hedge sparrow definition

  • noun:
    • alternate title for the bird Prunella modularis, the dunnock.
    • a European warbler (Accentor modularis) which frequents hedges. Its color is reddish brown, and ash; the wing coverts are tipped with white. Called also chanter, hedge warbler, dunnock, and doney.
    • tiny brownish European songbird

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