100 Collective Nouns for Animals in English

100 Collective Nouns for Animals

Do you know what a collective noun is? It’s a word that describes a group of things, like “flock” for birds or “herd” for cows. Did you know there are collective nouns for animals too? In this blog post, we’ll list 100 different collective nouns for animals in English. So put on your learning caps and get ready to expand your animal vocabulary!

What is a Collective Noun?

A collective noun is a word that describes a group of things, like “flock” for birds or “herd” for cows. Did you know there are collective nouns for animals too?

In this blog post, we’ll list 100 different collective nouns for animals in English. So put on your learning caps and get ready to expand your animal vocabulary!

Related: Collective Nouns for People

Collective Nouns for Animals

  • Army of ants
  • Colony of whales
  • Knot of toads
  • Parliament of owls
  • Flock of ostrich
  • Herd of cattle
  • Serration of sparrows
  • Unkindness of ravens
  • Rookery of seals
  • Bevy of roe deer
  • Watch of nightingales
  • Flight of swallows
  • Yoke of oxen
  • Family of sardines
  • Muster of peacocks
  • Farrow of piglets
  • Herd of asses
  • Spring of teal
  • Stud of mares
  • Kennel of dogs
  • Nest of snakes
  • Army of caterpillars
  • Shrewdness of apes
  • Company of widgeon
  • Descent of woodpeckers
  • Kit of pigeons
  • Litter of pigs
  • Parade of elephants
  • Swarm of eels
  • Colony of rats
  • Dopping of sheldrake
  • Hill of ruffs
  • Nest of rabbits
  • Herd of kangaroos
  • Mutation of thrush
  • Drift of quail
  • Family of otters
  • Crowd of starlings
  • Litter of pups
  • School of dolphins
  • Pack of wolves
  • Cast of falcons
  • Barren of mules
  • Crash of rhinoceros
  • Trip of dotterel
  • Building of rooks
  • Herd of swine
  • Litter of kittens
  • Pandemonium of parrots
  • Trip of sheep
  • Leap of leopards
  • Pride/troop of lions
  • Desert of lapwings
  • Drey of squirrels
  • Nursery of raccoons
  • Rookery of penguins
  • Tiding of magpies
  • Troop of monkeys
  • Flight of insects
  • Nest of mice
  • Cluster of cats
  • Wisp of snipe
  • Cast of
  • Herd of wrens
  • Smuck of jellyfish
  • Clutter of spiders
  • Labour of moles
  • Covey of partridges
  • Knob of wildfowl
  • String of racehorses
  • Bevy of larks
  • Gang of elk
  • Ambush of tigers
  • Flight of woodcock
  • Riches of martens
  • Suit of mallard

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