Subject: Re: HIGHEST FLIERS???
From: David McDonald <>
Date: Mon, 18 Aug 1997 20:59:34 +1000
According to Frank S. Todd's 10,001 Titillating Tidbits of Avian Trivia,
a migrating flock of Bar-headed Geese was observed at 30,758 ft (9,375
m) over Mt Everest.  And they were honking!


lorne wrote:

> Hello BIRDLOVERS... Lorne here...
> On 2JJJ radio this morning, in Sydney, Mikey Robbins, Paul McDermott
> and
> the Sandman were wondering what birds of the world flew the highest. I
> was thinking Alpine Choughs and Lammergeiers... a guy rang the radio
> station, with Guiness book in hand, and said these two were the two
> highest fliers...But what else qualifies??? Wallcreepers, rooks,
> crows,
> ravens, vultures...???
> I'd be interested in reading other responses.
> Out of Curiosity,
> LGJ.


David McDonald
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Tel: +61 6 231 8904 (h); +61 6 249 5618 (w)
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