How Fast Is A Gyrfalcon? – Earth Unplugged

 

By: BBC Earth Unplugged

Originally published on Apr 19, 2017

First we raced a Peregrine falcon against a Red Bull downhill mountain bike champion! Now it’s the turn of Lloyd’s Gyrfalcon, how fast can this magnificent bird of prey chase the Bentley along the airstrip?! Maddie finds out first hand how incredibly fast the gyrfalcon can fly on the flat and catches up with bird handling legend Lloyd Buck who explains the gyrfalcon’s evolutionary adaptations.

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