What is a group of birds called?

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There are many different names for bird groups, and what they are called depends on the species. A group of hens is called a brood, while a group of penguins is a colony. A group of geese is called a gaggle, and a group of quail is called a bevy.

A group of herons is called a siege, and a group of finches is a charm. A group of hawks is called a cast, a group of pheasants is called a nye, and a group of snipe is called a wisp. A group of swallows is called a flight. Some species of birds are solitary and never flock together.

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A group of birds is called a fleet, flock, flight, congregation, parcel, pod, volery or dissimulation (small birds only) A bevy of quail A bouquet of pheasants [when flushed] A brood
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The study of birds is called ornithology and the person who studies them is called an ornithologist. There are over 10,000 different kinds of birds in the world. Now that is a lot
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It belongs to the mammal group.
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