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Peregrine Falcon Speed Test

This National Geographic video tells the story of a peregrine falcon who's hunting prowess and superior speed are put to the test. The peregrine is the fastest bird on record reaching horizontal cruising speeds of 65-90 kph ( 40-55 mph) and not exceeding speeds of 105-110 kph (65-68 mph). When stooping, the peregrine flies at much greater speeds, however, varying from 160-440 kmh (99-273 mph)!

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