Collective noun for Currawongs?

To: Stephen Ambrose <>
Subject: Collective noun for Currawongs?
From: Tom Tarrant <>
Date: Thu, 16 Jul 2015 07:13:26 +0000
Thanks for all the great 'currawong' suggestions, I particularly like
"cacophony', 'crisis' and 'catastrophe' but Vicki's 'chorus' is a real

Has anybody ever seen a definitive word or phrase in print? Macquarie
dictionary perhaps?

Thanks all,


On 16 July 2015 at 12:54, Stephen Ambrose <> wrote:

> A catastrophe of currawongs (from the perspective of potential prey
> species).
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