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What is the fastest animal in the air?

The cheetah is well known for being the fastest creature on earth, but the animal kingdom is not limited to Landsurface of . What is the fastest flying animal? And what biological characteristics allow its speed?

The fastest jet-set in nature is the peregrine falcon (Peregrine falcon). “Peregrinus” is the Latin word for “traveler,” an apt nickname given that raptors can migrate up to 15,550 miles (25,000 kilometers) in a round trip, one of the longest migrations in North America. according to Nature Conservancy (opens in a new tab) In fact, peregrine falcons are global birds, found on every continent except Antarcticathe National Wildlife Federation noted (opens in a new tab).

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