Ten of the Fastest Flying Birds From Around the World

You heard about the fastest cars, bikes and plans but today we have the world’s fastest bird collection. In our collection, we have birds from all around the world. A bird’s flight speed is fundamentally changeable; a hunting bird’s speed will increase while diving-to-catch prey as compared to its gliding speeds. So it’s important to note that these “top speeds” can vary greatly depending on a large number of factors. So with that in mind let’s get on with this list…

Ten of the Fastest Flying Birds From Around the World

10. Teal 109 km/h (68mph)

This bird can fly 109 km/ h (68mph); they are 53 to 59cm long. This bird always lives in groups.

Eider ducks

09. Eider ducks 113km/h (70mph)

This is the large duck of the sea; it is 50 to 71 cm long. They migrate during the winter and they can fly up to 110 km/h (70mph).

Canvasback duck

08. Canvasback duck 116 km / h (72mph)

This is one of the largest diving ducks and it has a long stylish neck, they are in black, brown and white colour combination. They eat leaves, roots, seeds and buds mostly.

White-rumped swift

07. White-rumped swift 124 km / h (77mph)

They have very short legs and they live mostly in the air and insects used to eat; they seasonal move from here and there.

Red-breasted Merganser

06. Red-breasted Merganser 129 km / h (80mph)

This is also known as a diving duck; they eat fish, insects, frogs and mostly live underwater and can swim and dive. They are often found near the water on the ground.

Spurwinged goose 142 km / h (88mph)

05. Spurwinged goose 142 km / h (88mph)

This is the large bird in their family; they are 75 to 115 cm long. They are black in colour with white touch. They are found in lakes and rivers. They live in a nest that is near to the ground.

Frigate bird

04. Frigate bird 153 km/h (95mph)

This bird use seabirds to eat; they can fly up to 150 km/h (95mph). Frigate birds are mostly found upper the sea. They cannot swim or walk properly.

Spine-tailed swift 170 km/h (106 mph)

03. Spine-tailed swift 170 km/h (106 mph)

This is considered in top 3 fastest flying birds; its maximum speed is up to 170 km/h. They built up their nest in rock and have short legs. They spend their mostly lives in the air and they are found in central Asia and southern Siberia. They are black in colour.

Golden Eagle 300 km/h (187 mph)

02. Golden Eagle 300 km/h (187 mph)

The Golden Eagle is known as one of the best prey birds in Northern Hemisphere. Similar to all eagles, Golden Eagle belongs to the Accipitridae family. Golden eagle’s maximum air speed is up to 300 km/h. These birds are normally dark brown with lighter golden-brown plumage on their heads & necks.

Peregrine Falcon 350 km/h (218 mph)

01. Peregrine Falcon 350 km/h (218 mph)

This is the bird with the fastest flying speed. Its maximum air speed is more than 350 km/h according to a local national geographic channel. They mostly live on hilltops and build their nest in mountains. Peregrine Falcons contain Sexual dimorphism, males and females are different from each others, and female falcons are normally larger than males.

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