On-Bird Camera Shows Dizzying Flights of Peregrine Falcon and Goshawk

By Akemi Iwaya on September 21st, 2010

Tiny spy cameras let you see firsthand what it looks like to the Peregrine Falcon and Goshawk as they fly through the air and trees at high speed.

With maneuvers that would make the Blue Angels envious, these animals fly through the air with grace and confidence.

Speeds of nearly 200mph, dives and turns that produce 10Gs+, maneuvering through dense forests at high speed only inches from the ground, and only a fraction of a second from impact.

Read more about these two amazing birds at the webpage linked below.

Put Cameras on a Peregrine Falcon and a Goshawk. Prepare to be Amazed. [via ArsTechnica Science]

Akemi Iwaya is a devoted Mozilla Firefox user who enjoys working with multiple browsers and occasionally dabbling with Linux. She also loves reading fantasy and sci-fi stories as well as playing "old school" role-playing games. You can visit her on Twitter and .

  • Published 09/21/10
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