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Ultimate Flying Machines! Peregrine Falcon & Goshawk Onboard Video

 Sometimes we think we're pretty hot pilots... or that maybe we've seen (or maybe even flown) the ultimate flying machine, but I've felt for years that the birds God has created make even the best of man and machine look like rookies.  Have you ever really thought thru what it takes for even a common everyday bird to land on a swaying tree branch when the winds are gusting to 30mph?  The mastery of aerodynamics and the processing power required are nothing short of a miracle!

 This video from the BBC goes way beyond your common everyday birds for sure. Absolutely awesome images from a camera mounted on the back of a Peregrine Falcon and a Goshawk that give you a bird's eye view of some very extreme flying.  All I can say is: Wow!


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