The fastest bird and animal in the world – The peregrine falcon
This awesome bird is like an ‘air-
The fastest bird in natural flight – The spine-
Swift by name, swift by nature. Many would even argue this is the true all-
Fastest relative to size – The hummingbird
When trying to impress a mate, some hummingbird’s have been recorded diving through the air at around 50mph. This is more impressive when you consider their dimunitive size. If a hummingbird were scaled up to match the size of a small car -
Fastest flying insect – The Australian dragonfly
When flying to capture and eat airborne prey such as mosquitoes, this Australian drogonfly can reach speeds of 36 mph. But it can only do so for a few seconds at a time.