A flock or group of Painted Buntings is termed as mural, palette.
Different collective nouns can apply to all bird species, such as flock, colony, fleet, parcel, and dissimulation. However, when a flock or group of birds consists of just one type of bird or closely related species of birds, certain specialized terms are often used to describe the group of birds.
So, mural, palette is /are used to describe a group of Painted Buntings.
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