Which species of bird flies at the highest elevation?

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Navya Khurana asked 21-Nov-2017 in Animal Life by Navya Khurana

Which species of bird flies at the highest elevation?

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akriti kashyap answered 24-Nov-2017 by akriti kashyap

Interesting facts to learn about…

Well, this race includes two of the contestant and they are been:

  • Ruppell’s Griffon Vulture
  • Bar-Headed Goose
These two birds have been captured at the height of 37,000 feet and 28,000 feet respectively. Mentioning both the names just refer to this fact that out of the two, Ruppell’s Griffon Vulture name has been listed as endangered species.

Knowing more about them would be a good idea!

As this is quite interesting to know more what kind species do we had by this prodigious nature…

Ruppell’s Griffon Vulture:
Which species of bird flies at the highest elevation?

Starting on with the scientific name, which is Gyps rueppelli one of the large vulture…is been captured throughout the Sahel Region of Central Africa. Currently, the population is 30,000 which is slowing declining considering several factors like incident poisoning and habitual loss.
A German Explorer in the 19th century, Eduard Rüppell is been honored by adding his name with a name of the largest bird. He was a zoologist, explorer, and a collector. Hence, the bird name is Ruppell’s Griffon Vulture.
She has been confirmed with evidence of her flight as 37,000 ft, considered to be the highest- flying bird!

Bar-Headed Goose:
Which species of bird flies at the highest elevation?

A pale grey bodied bird can be differentiated from any other geese of order Anser, because of the black bars over its head. The size of the goose is 28 to 30 inches in length and 4.1 to 7.1 Ib of weight. These are been bred in Central Asia near mountain lakes and winters of South Asia.

Wooahh!

Unbelievable facts about the two…

Covering the brief about them through an article:

Hope you love to learn more....

Cheers! ;)

PawanShukla commented 24-Nov-2017 by PawanShukla
wow, great its very helpful!
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