Dunnock song by Kieran Nixon, Xeno-canto

Dunnock (Prunella modularis)

Alert Status: Amber
Identifying Features: Also known as a hedge sparrow. Looks like a dull grey sparrow. The black beak is finer than a sparrow’s
Average Length: 14.5cm
Average Lifespan: 2 Years
Average Wingspan: 19 - 21cm
Beak type: Insects

Natural: Beetles and ants, and spiders, seeds and berries
How to feed: Ground feeders
What to feed: Sunflower hearts, mixed seeds, cheese

Nesting: In dense shrubs & hedges; cup-shaped nest made of moss & twigs & lined with moss & hair
Where to see: Widespread across the UK. Woodland, farmland, parks & gardens. Usually seen on the ground close to cover.