the term that is used to describe the grouping of birds that comes from a social attraction and interaction. Related to colonial nesting and is different to aggregation. See herd instinct.

FLOCKING: "We see flocking in groups of birds."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "FLOCKING," in PsychologyDictionary.org, May 11, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/flocking/ (accessed April 15, 2021).