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PostPosted: Sat Sep 27, 2014 6:52 am    Post subject: Bunch of Magpies Reply with quote

What do you call a flock of magpies? It is barely dawn here, 0645, and there must be at least 30 of them within about 20 yards square, on the ground, roofs and in trees. Never seen so many at any one time!
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PostPosted: Sat Sep 27, 2014 9:32 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

According to this website:

http://www.britishbirdlovers.co.uk/articles/collective-nouns-for-birds

magpies - a conventicle of magpies
magpies - a tidings of magpies

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