Did you know that there are some birds which can fly faster than man made motors. In this article am going to highlight 5 scientific proven birds which have high speed, lets go;
5) Frigate bird,
These birds can fly for weeks in the sky, scientist proved that they spend over 80% of their life in sky. They catch their prey from the water or from air sometime bother other birds for a meal.
These birds do all this remarkable at a speed of 153Km/h during flights toward targeted prey, one can identify male by a red pouch below their beaks which they unflate during breeding.
4) Eurasian Hobby
These birds are recognised for their acrobatic skills, Eurasian hobby are so athlete such they can pass food to each other midflights as they are soaring through the skies.
They are beloved to reach at a speed of up to 159 Km/h when they snatch small birds and dragonfly out in the air.
3) White Throated Needle Tail
This bird is highly known for flying at higher speed on a straight line.
The white throated needle tail is believed by many to be the first moving bird on a level flight toward a prey, they were formally known as spine tailed swift and can move at a speed of 169 Km/h.
2) Golden Eagle
One of the largest raptors in North America, the golden eagle is powerful brown bird with trademark golden feathers on its head and neck. When preying on rabbits or small animals, they move at a accelerating speed of up to 240Km/h upon diving.
1) Peregrine Falcon
When in level flight, the powerful pelegrine falcon zooms at not too shabby speed averaging 50Km/h. But its when this bird goes after a prey that is really showing its speculation ability.
Upon stopping, falcons move at a speed of 320Km/h towards the targeted prey high above the sky.
Hopefully this article has shutter some light on birds with the most speed, follow for more comming from nature here on 5FACTS, lets keep the conversation going on comment section below, dont forget to follow.
Content created and supplied by: 5FACTS (via Opera News )
Opera News is a free to use platform and the views and opinions expressed herein are solely those of the author and do not represent, reflect or express the views of Opera News. Any/all written content and images displayed are provided by the blogger/author, appear herein as submitted by the blogger/author and are unedited by Opera News. Opera News does not consent to nor does it condone the posting of any content that violates the rights (including the copyrights) of any third party, nor content that may malign, inter alia, any religion, ethnic group, organization, gender, company, or individual. Opera News furthermore does not condone the use of our platform for the purposes encouraging/endorsing hate speech, violation of human rights and/or utterances of a defamatory nature. If the content contained herein violates any of your rights, including those of copyright, and/or violates any the above mentioned factors, you are requested to immediately notify us using via the following email address operanews-external(at)opera.com and/or report the article using the available reporting functionality built into our Platform See More