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 about Waterfowl
Baby ducks are called ducklings, and a group of ducklings being cared for by their mother is called a brood. A group of ducks in flight is referred to as a flock. On the water the group is a raft.Full Answer >
A male swan is called a cob. Male swans do not incubate the pen's eggs, but they swim close by and protect the nest from any predators. A female swan is called a pen, and their young are called cygnets.Full Answer >
A flock of geese in flight is called a skein of geese. When they are not in flight, a flock of geese is called a gaggle.Full Answer >
A baby duck is called a duckling. A small duck is considered a duckling until it reaches adult age, beginning at approximately two months from the time they hatch, depending on the type of duck.Full Answer >