Covey in a Sentence πŸ”Š

Definition of Covey

a small flock of birds

Examples of Covey in a sentence

The hunter attempted to scare a covey of birds out of the brush they were nesting in, but the loud air horn he used served only to deafen his own ears. πŸ”Š

I saw a covey of birds taking off into the air from the lake behind my house, but I feel like there should have been more of them. πŸ”Š

Technically speaking, a covey of birds is still a flock, it’s just one that we identify as being rather small. πŸ”Š

Some birds only travel in a small flock known as a covey, though why they do not take advantage of greater numbers is a mystery to me.  πŸ”Š

If you want to get very specific, a covey is a pair of mature birds that have a small number of babies with them.  πŸ”Š

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