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small sparrow-like songbird of mountainous regions of Eurasia

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In the polygynandrous Dunnock (Prunella modularis), females recruit multiple males by copulating with them (Davies 1985, 1986) and males of the polygynandrous Alpine Accentor (Prunella collaris) will only attend nests if they have copulated with the female owner (Nakamura 1998a, b).
The lone Olive Warbler (Peucedramus taeniatus) is probably related to the accentors covered back in Volume 10, but is kept in this volume as its own family next to the warblers for appearance' sake (i.