Different terms related to different species of Avians

Terms related to different species of Avians

Fowl

  • Male is called Cock
  • Female is called Hen
  • Young one is called Chick
  • Group name is called Flock
  • Act of parturition is called Hatching

Goose

  • Male is called Gander
  • Female is called Goose
  • Young one is called Gosling
  • Group name is called Gaggle
  • Act of parturition is called Hatching

Ostrich

  • Male is called Cock
  • Female is called Hen
  • Young one is called Chick
  • Group name is called Flock
  • Act of parturition is called Hatching

Owl

  • Male is called Owl
  • Female is called Jenny/ Howlet
  • Young one is called Owlet
  • Group name is called Parliament
  • Act of parturition is called Hatching

Duck

  • Male is called Drack
  • Female is called Duck
  • Young one is called Duckling
  • Group name is called Flock
  • Act of parturition is called Hatching

Turkey

  • Male is called Tom
  • Female is called Hen
  • Young one is called Poult
  • Group name is called Flock
  • Act of parturition is called Hatching

Swan

  • Male is called Cob
  • Female is called Pen
  • Young one is called Cygnet
  • Group name is called Flock
  • Act of parturition is called Hatching

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