America's highest-flying birds, reaching heights of up to 33,000 feet with their elegant flight and large wingspan.
Majestic high flyers with long necks, legs, and impressive wingspans, reaching heights of 27,000 feet in the U.S.
Mallards: Surprisingly skilled high flyers, reaching heights of 21,000 feet by utilizing winds and thermals for extended flight.
High-flying Greater White-fronted Goose: Reaching heights of up to 20,000 feet, employing V-shaped flight patterns to conserve energy and benefit from favorable winds.
Majestic eagles soar at heights of 10,000 to 20,000 feet, utilizing rising air currents and their keen eyesight to hunt prey from above, while gliding at speeds up to 60 mph.
Pelicans, known for their fish-filled diets, can surprisingly fly at heights of 10,000 feet using air sacs in their bones, while the brown pelican dives from heights of 60 to 70 feet to catch fish.