Collective nouns for bees
    Collective noun for bees usage
    colonyA colony of bees
    hiveA hive of bees
    gristA grist of bees
    bikeA bike of bees
    swarmA swarm of bees
    ('swarm' generally refers to a group of bees flying) together
    nestA nest of bees
    erstAn erst of bees
    driftA drift of bees
    ('drift' generally refers to a group of bees flying) together
    gameA game of bees
    humA hum of bees
    rabbleA rabble of bees
    standA stand of bees
    clusterA cluster of bees
    castA cast of bees
    fryA fry of bees
    Collective nouns list
    Subject Collective noun
    baboonsA congress, flange, rumpus, or troupe of baboons
    bacteriaA colony of bacteria (a culture if laboratory-grown)
    badgersA cete, clan, or colony of badgers
    bakersAn aroma, tabernacle of bakers
    bananasA hand, bunch of bananas
    bankersA wunch of bankers
    BaptistsAn immersion of Baptists
    barbelsA shoal of barbels
    barbersA babble of barbers
    barbers, militaryA crew of military barbers
    barfliesA buzz of barflies
    baronsA thought of barons
    barracudaA battery of barracuda
    barristersA boast, wiggery of barristers
    bassA shoal, fleet of bass
    bastardsA shower of bastards
    batsA colony, cloud, cauldron of bats
    bayonetsA grove of bayonets
    beansA hill of beans
    bearsA maul, pack, sloth, or sleuth of bears
    beastsA nobility of beasts
    beautiesA bevy, or harmony of beauties
    beaversA colony, family, or lodge of beavers
    beesA bike, bike cast, cluster, erst, drift, game, grist, hive, hum, rabble, stand, or swarm of bees
    beggarA coster, guild, parliament of beggars
    bellsA peal, change, or carillon of bells
    billsA wad of bills
    birdsA congregation, flock, fleet, parcel, pod, or roost of birds
    birds, large groupA colony of birds (roosting in large numbers)
    birds, smallA dissimulation of birds (small birds)
    birds, in flightA drift, or flight of birds (in flight)
    birds, migratingA rush of birds (migrating)
    birds, aviaryA volery of birds (in an aviary)
    bishopsA sea, bench, or psalter of bishops
    bisonA herd, gang of bison
    bitternsA pretence, sedge or siege of bitterns
    blackbirdsA cloud, flock, grind, merl of blackbirds
    blackfishA grind of blackfish
    blanketsA swelter of blankets
    bloodhoundsA sute of bloodhounds
    blossomsA flourish of blossoms
    boarsA herd, or singular of boars
    boars, wildA sounder of wild boars
    bobolinksA chain of bobolinks (polygamous bird, Ricebird)
    bombletsA cluster of bomblets
    booksA library, pile, compendium of books
    boorsA rood of boors
    borgA collective, hive of borg
    bowlersA keg of bowlers
    bowlsA nest of bowl's
    boysA blush, leer, passel or rascal of boys
    bratsA passel of brats
    breadA batch of bread
    brush, woodA bavin of brush (wood)
    bucksA brace, clash, herd of bucks
    budgerigarsA chatter, flock of budgerigars
    buffaloA gang, herd, or obsinancy of buffalo
    bullfinchesA bellowing, lowing of bullfinches
    bullocksA drove of bullocks
    burritosA pace of burritos
    business angelsA bevy of business angels
    bustardsA flock, wake of bustards
    butterfliesA flight, flutter, kaleidoscope, rabble, swarm, or wing of butterflies
    butterfly fishA school of butterfly fish
    buzzardsA wake, kettle, pack of buzzards