PEACOCK. Sep 10, 2020 - Explore Kristina Clements's board "Collective nouns" on Pinterest. SIMILES. Kea. See more ideas about Collective nouns, Australia fun facts, Fun facts for kids. Crocodiles = a bask; Cockatoos = a crackle "Collective nouns for kookaburras are a flock or a riot of kookaburras". ... I’m sadly aware that the collective noun for comedians has not yet arrived at a consensus. I recently discovered a list that seems fairly comprehensive and its on Wikipedia. Also Know, what is the difference between a cockatoo and a Corella? Read more: Call of the wild. Chally. Also, a sign of cymbals, a dilation of pupils. A number of medieval sources provided lists of collective nouns for various animals and birds, purportedly as technical hunting terms, although clearly fanciful in origin. 2012-03-26 • 12:34 PM Wiktionary has ‘A chattering, clattering, cluttering, crackle, or family’ of cockatoos. We all know about: a flock of geese a murder of crows a brood of hens a clutch of chicks a parliament of owls […] Collective Nouns A-Z Similes -A-Z PET HEALTH AND TIPS COLLECTIVE NOUNS, SIMILES, IDIOMS, METAPHORS and EXPRESSIONS. ALBINA PEACOCK. A chattering of cockatoos A crackle of cockatoos; Coots. 10 collective nouns for animals you might like. Birds: As blithe as a bird ... Cockatoos. Also, I’ve always thought it must surely be a cacophony of cockatoos. The collective names given to groups of animals can be as unique as the animals themselves and highlight certain traits of that group. Animal encounters around Australia for kids. Birds. For example, a group of skunks is called a stench. The contributors of Birding-Aus, an Australian forum about birding, have sometimes debated the relative collective nouns for birds.