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Collective Nouns for Birds

Many thanks to Bernard P. Nofs
of Trenton, New Jersey, USA,
for his numerous additions to this list.

You might be interested to visit   Robert Douglas' :
No Rhyme No Reason

A  New Zealand Bird’s bird song CD
will be sent for any additions to this list, Australian and New Zealand birds are especially welcome.

EMAIL:   narena@nzbirds.com

On the “World Wide Words” website
Michael Quinion writes:

On the  History  of Collective Nouns



More  collective bird nouns  by Bruce M. Bowman

POETRY!

Celeste Warner
Whilst Watching a Dissimulation of Birds

Robert Douglas
COLLECTIVE NOUNSENSE

Note:
New Zealand Birds has found no collective nouns under the alpha headings of "X", or "Z", therefore no corresponding pages for those letters have been established.

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