Quiz queston suggestions - Birds of a Feather








Quiz questions about groups of birds

A group of birds is commonly known as a flock.   But some types of birds hang around in groups with special names.  What is the name for:


  • A group of bullfinches?  [A bellowing]
  • A group of chickens?   [A clutch]
  • A group of crows [A hord, hover, mob, murder, muster, parcel, parliament or storytelling]
  • A group of eagles?  [A congress or convocation]
  • A group of finches  [A charm]
  • A group of geese  [A flock, gaggle or skein]
  • A group of gulls?  [A colony]
  • A group of hens?   [A brood]
  • A group of herons?    [A sedge or sege or siege]
  • A group of jays?   [ A party or scold]
  • A group of magpies?  [A congregation]
  • A group of martens?     [ A richesse or richness]
  • A group of nightingales?    [A watch]
  • A group of owls?  [A parliament, stare, study or wisdom]
  • A group of parrots?   [A company or pandemonium]
  • A group of partridges?   [A covey]
  • A group of peacocks?  [A muster, ostentation or pride]
  • A group of pelicans?     [A pod]
  • A group of pigeons?  [A kit or loft]
  • A group of ravens   [An unkindness]
  • A group of sandpipers?  [A fling]
  • A group of sparrows?  [A host. meinie, quarrel, tribe or ubiquity]
  • A group of turkeys?   [A gang or rafter or raffle]
  • A group of vultures?  [A wake]       ]
  • A group of woodpeckers?  [A descent]
  • A group of wrens?   [A herd]



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