Other Small Passerines

Group: 
Birds

There are a number of other small birds that are not members of the main families.

 

The information about this group of species has been organised into reports, charts, maps and photos. Click a pic below to see the detail:

Kingfisher

Alcedo atthis
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Frequently seen on the lower reaches of Dorset's rivers.


 

 

Dunnock

Prunella modularis
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A common small brown bird often overlooked or incorrectly identified as a sparrow


 

Robin

Erithacus rubecula
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A common bird in gardens, woodlands and anywhere there are bushes and shrubs.


 

Nuthatch

Sitta europaea
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A common bird right across the woodlands of Dorset and in nearby gardens.


 

Treecreeper

Certhia familiaris
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A secretive and often overlooked bird of woodland habitats.


 

 

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