fastest-bird

Fastest Bird

CATEGORY BIRD SPEED
Fastest bird (nose dive) Peregrine falcon
200 mph (322 km/h) *
2nd fastest bird (nose dive) Golden eagle
198.8 mph (320 km/h)
3rd fastest bird (nose dive) Common swift
124.2 mph (200 km/h)
Fastest bird (flapping flight) ** White-throated needletail
68.3 – 105.6 mph (110 – 170 km/h)
Fastest bird (long distances) Grey-headed albatross
78.9 mph (127 km/h)
Fastest bird (short distances) Pigeon
62.1 – 74.5 mph (100 – 120 km/h)
Fastest bird (running) Ostrich
43.4 mph (70 km/h)
Fastest bird (in the water) Gentoo penguin
22.3 mph (36 km/h)
Slowest bird (long distances) American woodcock
4.9 mph (8 km/h)
Fastest wing beat Ruby-throated hummingbird
200 beats/sec

Source: https://www.animalfunfacts.net/animal-records/birds/200-the-fastest-birds.html