According to the United States Geological Center's Northern Prairie Wildlife Research Center, a group of swans is called a bevy. They can also be referred to as a wedge of swans, if in flight.Continue Reading
A male swan is called a cob, and a female swan is called a pen. Young swans are called cygnets. Swans usually mate for life and protect each other. According to How Stuff Works, they often hold loud celebrations after the pair fights off an intruder together.
Other group names for common birds include: a parliament of owls, a murder of crows, a wake of buzzards, a charm of finches, a host of sparrows and a mustering of storks.Learn more about Waterfowl
Baby ducks are called ducklings, and a group of ducklings being cared for by their mother is called a brood. A group of ducks in flight is referred to as a flock. On the water the group is a raft.Full Answer >
A group of geese flying in the air is called either a skein or a wedge. A skein is a group of geese in flight, and a wedge is when they fly specifically in a "V" formation.Full Answer >
Wild and feral ducks should be fed whole grains and birdseed. Bread is actually unhealthy for ducks and can cause malnutrition. Other viable alternatives to bread include shredded vegetables, peas, grapes and bait worms.Full Answer >
A flock of geese in flight is called a skein of geese. When they are not in flight, a flock of geese is called a gaggle.Full Answer >