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Fastest bird

Post by cookiesdaughtersdad » Sat Apr 14 2018 08:22

In level flight the fastest bird is officially the white billed spine tailed swift, by all accounts the brown billed spine tailed swift is just as fast, but it cant pull up as quick!

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Re: Fastest bird

Post by Brian Springthorpe » Sat Apr 14 2018 09:10

wheres the photo

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Re: Fastest bird

Post by Kev Berry » Sat Apr 14 2018 10:02

you sure about that Alan?
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Re: Fastest bird

Post by John Milford » Sun Apr 15 2018 20:46

Flo-Jo: 100m in 10.49 secs!
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Re: Fastest bird

Post by Crackoff » Mon Apr 16 2018 01:23

I'd give her a fast one :hug: :hump: :laughs:

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Re: Fastest bird

Post by alan behenna » Mon Apr 16 2018 07:03

cookiesdaughtersdad wrote:
In level flight the fastest bird is officially the white billed spine tailed swift, by all accounts the brown billed spine tailed swift is just as fast, but it cant pull up as quick!

Cheers Alan

Give Google a day off Al'..... :laughs: ......mind you, "fast birds"................ :thumbs:

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Post by Kev Berry » Mon Apr 16 2018 08:13

Crackoff wrote:
I'd give her a fast one :hug: :hump: :laughs:

Grant :smile:
You'd never catch her to give her one :giggle:

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Re: Fastest bird

Post by blackhawke » Mon Apr 16 2018 14:26

There’s always the finishing line to catch her.

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Post by hb904460 » Tue Apr 17 2018 18:00

Kev Berry wrote:
Crackoff wrote:
I'd give her a fast one :hug: :hump: :laughs:

Grant :smile:
You'd never catch her to give her one :giggle:
She died in 1998.

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Re: Fastest bird

Post by Kev Berry » Tue Apr 17 2018 21:09

hb904460 wrote:
Kev Berry wrote:
Crackoff wrote:
I'd give her a fast one :hug: :hump: :laughs:

Grant :smile:
You'd never catch her to give her one :giggle:
She died in 1998.
Grant won't mind

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Re: Fastest bird

Post by John Milford » Tue Apr 17 2018 21:19

This place . . . . :roll:

Anyway, her 100m & 200m world records still stand as a legacy of her great athletic achievments :neutral:
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Re: Fastest bird

Post by Wat Tyler » Sat May 19 2018 06:01

It was always the 'Alpine Swift' in my books as a kid that was labelled the fastest bird in level flight. Obviously the Peregrine gets the award for achieving the fastest speed in flight of any bird.

I suspect 'level flight' has to include a strong tail wind which begs the question is that any less of an additional dynamic than the falcon's speed being recorded during hunting dives?
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