8. Spur Winged Goose
Spur Winged-Goose is a very large bird and it looks similar to Geese. It can fly at an amazing speed of 129 KMPH or 88 KMPH.
Yes there is an insect that can outrun Cheetah. Sounds interesting, eh? Horseflies are common flies that are found all over the world. They can fly at a speed of 145 KMPH or 90.1 MPH.
6. Rock Dove
Rock Dove is a sub species of Pigeon and is very common in Asian countries such as India. It is in fact kept as a pet in India. There are even Pigeon races in India. They are recorded to fly at the speed of 148.9 KMPH or 92.5 MPH. They are capable of flying long distances in this speed range.
5. Frigate Bird
Frigatebird have very large wings and they mostly eat Fish and Squid. They are found in tropical reasons. They can fly at the speed of 153 KMPH or 95 MPH.
4. Eurasian Hobby
Eurasian Hobby is widely distributed in Central Asia, Europe and some parts of Africa. This sub species of Falcon can go up to the speed of 160 KMPH or 100 MPH.
3. White-Throated Needletail Swift
Needletail Swift bird can attain a maximum speed of 170 KMPH or 105 MPH. It spend most of its life in the sky. In fact it makes its nest too on high cliffs.
2. Golden Eagle
Standing on Number 2 is the Golden eagle that can dive as fast as 200 MPH or 320 KMPH. However its average flight speed is recorded to be around 150 MPH or 240 KMPH
1. Peregrine Falcon
Peregrine Falcon or more popularly known as Duck hawk is fastest bird and the fastest animal in the animal kingdom. It can dive at a speed of 242 MPH or 389 KMPH. That is even faster than most racing cars in the world.
Did we miss any animal that is fast and furious? If there is a race of all animals on land who do you think will win?