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The peregrine falcon, or Falco peregrinus, is the fastest bird and the fastest member of the animal kingdom. When swooping or diving, it reaches speeds of up to 200 miles per hour. It is native to North America and histo... More »

There are a few different ways that birds are able to travel at high speeds, from taking advantage of gravity during a downward swoop to traveling long distances in a relatively short period and just straightforward flyi... More »

The fastest flying bird in the world is the peregrine falcon, as it has a maximum in-flight speed of 229 feet per second. Peregrine falcons have patented a unique hunting technique by which they drop down from high above... More »

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