Wild Bird Identification

British Wild Birds

Collective names for birds

I have collected over the years general trivia including many collective names for birds. You can view these bird group names as part of the individual bird type pages which also include facts, general information and bird songs for most of every bird.

What is a group of British Finches called?

A Charm of Finches

What is a group of Crows called?

A Murder of Crows or a Muster of Crows

What is a group of Gulls called?

A Colony of Gulls

What is a group of Herons And Storks called?

A Siege of Herons

What is a group of Larks called?

An Exaltation of Larks

What is a group of Owls called?

A Parliament of Owls

What is a group of Pigeons called?

A Flight of Pigeons

What is a group of Sparrows called?

A Host of Sparrows

What is a group of Starlings called?

A Chattering of Starlings or A Murmuration of Starlings

What is a group of Swallows called?

A Flight of Swallows

What is a group of Swift called?

A Flock of Swifts

What is a group of Woodpeckers called?

A Descent of Woodpeckers

What is a group of Wren called?

A Herd of Wrens

What is a group of Collared Doves called?

A dule of Collared Doves

What is a group of Whooper Swans called?

A herd of Whooper Swans

What is a group of Red Grouses called?

A covey of Red Grouses

What is a group of Stock Doves called?

A dule of Stock Doves

What is a group of Barn Owls called?

A parliament of Barn Owls

What is a group of Woodlarks called?

A exaltation of Woodlarks

What is a group of Wrens called?

A herd of Wrens

What is a group of Cormorants called?

A flight of Cormorants

What is a group of Bitterns called?

A siege of Bitterns

What is a group of Bewick's Swans called?

A herd of Bewick's Swans

What is a group of Mute Swans called?

A whiteness of Mute Swans

What is a group of Teals called?

A spring of Teals

What is a group of Mallards called?

A flush of Mallards

What is a group of Avocets called?

A colony of Avocets

What is a group of Coots called?

A cover of Coots

What is a group of Dotterels called?

A trip of Dotterels

What is a group of Lapwings called?

A deceit of Lapwings

What is a group of Skylarks called?

A exaltation of Skylarks

What is a group of Goshawks called?

A flight of Goshawks

What is a group of Sparrowhawks called?

A cast of Sparrowhawks

What is a group of Golden Eagles called?

A convocation of Golden Eagles

What is a group of Peregrine Falcons called?

A cast of Peregrine Falcons

What is a group of Ptarmigans called?

A covey of Ptarmigans

What is a group of Black Grouses called?

A covey of Black Grouses

What is a group of Partridges called?

A covey of Partridges

What is a group of Pheasants called?

A bouquet of Pheasants

What is a group of Quails called?

A bevy of Quails

What is a group of Snipes called?

A walk of Snipes

What is a group of Jack Snipes called?

A wisp of Jack Snipes

What is a group of Woodcocks called?

A fall of Woodcocks

What is a group of Magpies called?

A tidings of Magpies

What is a group of Jays called?

A band of Jays

What is a group of Rooks called?

A building of Rooks

What is a group of Ravens called?

A congress of Ravens

What is a group of Nightingales called?

A watch of Nightingales

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