List of Common Collective Nouns for Animals in English

Collective noun is a noun which describes a group of things or people. It means collective noun is a single noun that is made up of more than one thing or person or etc. In this lesson, you will learn a list of common collective nouns for animals in English.

List of Collective Nouns for Animals

  • an army of ants
  • a bevy of quail
  • a broad of chickens
  • a catch of fish
  • a cloud of insects
  • a colony of gulls
  • a drove of horses
  • a flight of birds
  • a flock of sheep
  • a gaggle of geese
  • a haul of fish
  • a herd of cattle
  • a hive of bees
  • a host of sparrows
  • a kindle of kittens
  • a litter of cubs
  • a menagerie of wild animals
  • a murder of crows
  • a nest of mice
  • a pack of wolves
  • a plague of locusts
  • a pride of lions
  • a school of whales
  • a shoal of fish
  • a skein of wild geese in flight
  • a string of horses
  • a stud of horses
  • a swarm of bees
  • a team of oxen
  • a train of camels
  • a tribe of goats
  • a troop of lions
  • a zoo of wild animals

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