According to the United States Geological Center's Northern Prairie Wildlife Research Center, a group of swans is called a bevy. They can also be referred to as a wedge of swans, if in flight.Know More
A male swan is called a cob, and a female swan is called a pen. Young swans are called cygnets. Swans usually mate for life and protect each other. According to How Stuff Works, they often hold loud celebrations after the pair fights off an intruder together.
Other group names for common birds include: a parliament of owls, a murder of crows, a wake of buzzards, a charm of finches, a host of sparrows and a mustering of storks.Learn More
A group of seagulls is called a colony, contrary to a popular belief that it is called a flock. Before seagulls are old enough to breed, they form nursery flocks, which are closely monitored by several of the adult males.Full Answer >
A group of ducks can be called a flock, brace, raft, team or paddling. A group of ducks is referred to as a flock while they are in flight. They are more often referred to as a raft, team or paddling while the group is on water.Full Answer >
A group of ravens is called an unkindness. Ravens belong to the same family as crows, but they're of a more robust build and have heavier beaks. They also make a more gutteral croaking sound.Full Answer >
A group of quail is called a covey. A covey generally consists of 12 or more birds that walk or run along the ground together.Full Answer >