Peregrine falcon– 389 km/h – 242 mph
The largest living bird by wingspan:
is the Wandering Albatross (Diomedea exulans) of the sub-Antarctic oceans. The maximum dimensions in this species are a length of 1.44 m (4.7 ft) and a wingspan of 3.65 m (12.0 ft).
Largest Flying Bird:
The Andean condor is the largest flying bird in the world by combined measurement of weight and wingspan.
The world’s smallest bird species:
Best talking bird:
African Grey Parrot
“N’kisi“, is noted for his impressive English usage skills and other abilities. As of January 2004, he had a documented vocabulary of 950 words. N’kisi is believed to be one of the most advanced users of human language in the animal world.
Text and photos – courtesy Wikipedia.