genus of birds

An accentor is a small bird in the genus family of Prunellidae.[1] They can be found in northern Asia and Europe. The mountain accentor, for example, lives in northern Asia, while the hedge-accentor or dunnock can be found in England.[2]

Prunella modularis

Accentors have been described as having slender bills with sharp points. They also have rounded wings.[1][2]


  1. 1.0 1.1 "Accentor | bird | Britannica". Retrieved 2023-06-20.
  2. 2.0 2.1 Encyclopaedia Apollo Volume I. Singapore: McGraw-Hill Far Eastern Publishers. 1970. p. 4.