Collective Noun for Eagles

What Is a Group of Eagles Called?

A group of eagles is called a convocation.
Collective NounUsage
convocationa convocation of eagles
collective noun for eagles

convocation of eagles

Other Words for a Group of Eagles

While convocation is the most common collective noun for eagles, a group of eagles is also called a congress.

What Type of Word is "Convocation"?

The word "convocation" is a collective noun. A collective noun is a word used to represent a group of people, animals, or things.

"Convocation Is" or "Convocation Are"?

Writers are often unsure whether to treat a collective noun like "convocation" as singular or plural. As a general rule, you should treat a collective noun as singular. However, if the context of your sentence focuses on the individuals within the group, you should treat it as plural. For example:
  • The convocation is moving nearer. correct tick
  • The convocation are moving in different directions. correct tick
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This page was written by Craig Shrives.