Saturday, January 14, 2012

The Fastest-Flying Bird in the World

Spine Tailed Swift : Common Swift and cloud
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The Spine-Tailed Swift of Australia, also known as the White-Throated Needletail, has been clocked flying 171 mph, which is the fastest of any other bird in the world.  For more information about the world's fastest birds click here.

I've never seen a Spine-Tailed Swift, have you?  If so, when and where?

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