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20 Fastest Birds in the World (In The Sky, Land, & Water)

Wondering what the world’s fastest birds are? Here’s a list of the fastest birds in the world according to their specifications. But before we name these fast birds, it’s worth mentioning that there are two ways to measure flight speed: when they fly horizontally in a straight line, also called level flight, and when they …

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Greater Flamingo

Greater flamingos are the most widespread — but not most populous — species of flamingo. They’re also the largest flamingo species, yet their coloring is among the lightest of the family. Greater Flamingo Phoenicopterus roseus Greater Flamingo Scientific Classification Kingdom: Animalia Phylum: Chordata Class: Aves Order: Phoenicopteriformes Family: Phoenicopteridae Genus: Phoenicopterus Species: Phoenicopterus roseus Greater …

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Lesser Flamingo

Lesser flamingos — which are also called African flamingos — live in some of the world’s most extreme aquatic environments. And if development around these lakes isn’t stopped, nearly 75% of the world’s wild population of lesser flamingos could be wiped out. Lesser Flamingo Phoeniconaias minor Lesser Flamingo Scientific Classification Kingdom: Animalia Phylum: Chordata Class: …

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American Flamingo

Also known as the Caribbean flamingo, the American flamingo is the only species in the family native to North America. American Flamingo Phoenicopterus ruber American Flamingo Scientific Classification Kingdom: Animalia Phylum: Chordata Class: Aves Order: Phoenicopteriformes Family: Phoenicopteridae Genus: Phoenicopterus Species: Phoenicopterus ruber American Flamingo Appearance Lifespan: 40 years Height: 47 to 57 inches Weight: …

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Emu

Large and not really social, the common emu is a flightless bird and one of the most famous animals of Australia. Common Emu Dromaius novaehollandiae Emu Scientific Classification Kingdom: Animalia Phylum: Chordata Class: Aves Order: Casuariiformes Family: Casuariidae Genus: Dromaius Species: Dromaius novaehollandiae Emu Appearance Lifespan: 10-20 years Length: 4.8 to 5 feet Height: 5.2 …

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