Whilst doing some searching for another subject, I stumbled across this fairly comprehensive list of bird collective nouns.
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In reply to Catlady:
Lynn L said:Very interesting indeed, I never knew or have heard most of that list! Thanks for the information.
Reading through the replies, I think some were suggestions and/or wacky ideas rather than historically used terms, but interesting nonetheless. But then, the terms we use today will have started out as wacky ideas.....
In reply to Shezkah:
Shezkah said:Thanks so much for doing this! It's so hard to collate this data but it is also a valuable cultural insight.
It was very interesting collating the various nouns, and not just from the UK, but across the globe.
I did limit the listing to UK birds, or it would have been close on endless, with many species having more than one noun, all with the help of a spreadsheet.to list, sort and place in some form of sequence.
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