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more bird collectives



Here are some more bird collectives, obtained by our Deputy Director from
god knows where.  Somehow I don't think any of them will ever catch on in
common usage for birds, not least because some of these forms don't seem to
be generally found in groups.  So appropriate them for dinosaurs at will.  

a sedge of cranes
a dule of doves
a convocation of eagles
a cast of falcons
a charm of finches
a flurry of flamingos
a colony of gulls
a party of jays
an exaltation of larks
a stare of owls
a murder of crows
a brace of ducks
a tiding of magpies
a watch of nightingales
a company of parrots
a muster of peacocks
an ostentation of peacocks
an unkindness of ravens
a host of sparrows
a rafter of turkeys
a fall of woodcocks
a descent of woodpeckers

Best regards,

Dave