On 12th March 2021, I looked out of the window onto our suburban garden in Cambridge and saw a male Dunnock Prunella modularis standing on top of another male, repeatedly and violently pecking at its head. The victim lay on its back, with several body feathers and one primary feather pulled out. It was weakly flapping one wing and its head was turned to one side as the attacker was pecki

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