Animals – Nouns of Assembly

  • a herd of antelope
  • a shrewdness of apes
  • a pack/herd of asses
  • a nest of ants
  • a cede of badgers
  • a sleuth of bears
  • a stud of mares
  • a swarm/grist of bees
  • a chattering of choughs
  • A covert of coots
  • A murder of crows
  • A litter of cubs
  • A herd of deer
  • A paddling of ducks (in water)
  • A team of ducks (in flight)
  • A gang of elk
  • A fesnyng of ferrets
  • A shoal/drought or haul of fishes
  • A swarm of flies
  • A flock /flight of birds
  • A sedge or siege of bitterns
  • A sounder of boars
  • A brace or leash of bucks
  • A herd of buffaloes
  • A clowder of cats
  • A brood or peep of chicken
  • A labor of moles
  • A troop of monkeys
  • a barren of mules
  • A watch of nightingales
  • A yoke/drove/team of oxen
  • A covey of partridges
  • A muster of peacocks
  • A nye/nide of pheasants
  • Awing/congregation of plovers

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