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Observed: 20th November 2009 By: Marita
S159 Neighbourhood Nature - course complete
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we have lots of these birds living in the hedges in the farmland surrounding our house

Species interactions

No interactions present.


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'Dunnock' - little brown

'Dunnock' - little brown bird. How appropriate for this 'demure, quiet litte' bird.

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You have to watch the quiet ones they say...

dw5448's picture

Light colouring

The dunnocks in the garden of my old house (in Belfast) were much greyer than the images that have come up in iSpot recently - so am beginning to wonder about regional variation