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The Fastest Birds In The World

 

  • Birds come in all shapes and sizes and boast a variety of physical capacities, such as the ability to fly or dive at rates of speed that rival vehicles.
  • Peregrine falcons can hit speeds of up to 240 miles per hour while diving, or stooping, using their long, pointed wing.
  • During courtship the ruby-throated hummingbird can beat its wings more than 200 times per second.

Often seen as majestic creatures as they soar overhead, birds come in all shapes and sizes and boast a variety of physical capacities, such as the ability to fly or dive at rates of speed that rival vehicles. Some, like the flightless ostrich, are able to run at break-neck speed to avoid their natural predators. These speedy animals combine thrust, drag, weight, and lift to achieve flight but their wing-beat and span helps dictate just how fast they may be able to take off. These are some of the fastest birds in the world according to specific skill sets like diving ability, flight and running speed, and wing-beat.
The Fastest Birds In The World

  1. Peregrine Falcon
  2. Gray Headed Albatross
  3. Ostrich
  4. Ruby-Throated Hummingbird
  5. Anna's Hummingbird
  6. Eurasian Hobby
  7. Gyrfalcon

 

 

 

 

 

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