The Arctic Tern is the world’s champion long-distance migrant. It breeds in the circumpolar Arctic and sub-Arctic and winters in the Antarctic.
What is the oldest bird alive today?
Did chickens ever fly?
Chickens can fly (just not very far). … Depending on the breed, chickens will reach heights of about 10 feet and can span distances of just forty or fifty feet. The longest recorded flight of a modern chicken lasted 13 seconds for a distance of just over three hundred feet.
What animal can swim the farthest?
Sailfish is number one if you factor in their leaps out of the water into the air. They can reach speeds of up to 68 miles an hour. Orcas swim at speeds of up to 34.5 miles per hour. The two records at the Olympics for the men’s and women’s 200-meter freestyle swimming are held by Michael Phelps and Allison Schmitt.
Which fish swims the farthest?
New York February 6, 2017 – An international team of scientists has confirmed that the dorado catfish (Brachyplatystoma rousseauxii) of the Amazon River basin holds the record for the world’s longest exclusively freshwater fish migration, an epic life-cycle journey stretching nearly the entire width of the South …