Fastest bird:

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:

With a mass of approximately 1.8 grams (0.063 oz) and a length of 5 centimetres (2.0 in), the bee hummingbird (Mellisuga helenae) is 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.

 

 

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