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a dunnock perched on a tree stump

Dunnock (Hedge Accentor) Prunella modularis

The dunnock is a small bird, about the size of a robin, which is common in gardens, parks, hedgerows, scrub and along woodland edges. Dunnocks are shy birds, hopping about in low vegetation and around the edge of lawns, feeding on small insects, worms and seeds. Image: Stuart Read (Flickr).

Find out more: RSPB, Suffolk Wildlife TrustiNaturalist