Collective Noun for Flamingos

What Is a Group of Flamingos Called?

A group of flamingos is called a stand.
Collective NounUsage
standa stand of flamingos
collective noun for flamingos

stand of flamingos

Other Words for a Group of Flamingos

While stand is the most common collective noun for flamingos, a group of flamingos is also called a flamboyance.

What Type of Word is "Stand"?

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

"Stand Is" or "Stand Are"?

Writers are often unsure whether to treat a collective noun like "stand" 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 stand is moving nearer. correct tick
  • The stand are moving in different directions. correct tick
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This page was written by Craig Shrives.