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The fastest bird in the world is Peregrine falcon

Peregrine falcon which is a large crow shaped falcon  is the fastest bird in the world  with a maximum  recorded air speed of 389 Km/hr .
  • It mostly feeds on medium sized birds and lives around mountain ranges , valleys and coastlines and even in cities .

  • Its lifespan is  15.5  years .

  • It is found everywhere on earth excluding polar regions and the arctic.

  • Due to the widespread use of DDT it became an endangered species in many areas but after the ban on DDT  populations of the species have recovered .

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  1. I still can't differentiate falcon, hawk and vulture. LOL.. not my subject.