Definition of hedge sparrow in English:

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hedge sparrow

noun

Another term for dunnock.
Example sentences
  • John also reared and released 12 starlings, 11 house martins, eight blackbirds, three bluetits, three hedge sparrows and a ferret.
  • The farm itself has good numbers of breeding birds and is home to yellowhammers, linnets, corn buntings, tree and hedge sparrows, along with lapwings and grey partridge.
  • The birds are looking distinctly broody, and there's been a pair of hedge sparrows doing a bit of courting outside my window all day long.

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