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Long lists of collective nouns for groups of birds are at
http://baltimorebirdclub.org/gnlist.html <goog_1928965569>,
http://palomaraudubon.org/collective.html,
and http://users.tinyonline.co.uk/gswithenbank/collnoun.htm
 <http://baltimorebirdclub.org/gnlist.html>
On Tue, Dec 6, 2011 at 7:25 PM, Patti Haynes <[log in to unmask]> wrote:

> I've discovered on iBird pro, that if I look under 'facts' about a bird, it
> gives group names. For  example a group of hummingbirds has many collective
> nouns such as glittering, bouquet, hover, shimmer, and tune of
> hummingbirds. All very fitting.
>
> Patti
> Moretown Village
>
> On Tue, Dec 6, 2011 at 7:17 PM, Evergreen Erb <[log in to unmask]
> >wrote:
>
> > I  have heard "a murder of crows", but I don't like it, because I am a
> big
> > fan of those raucous and mysterious beings.  Evergreen in Jericho
>