9 of the World's Highest Flying Bird

By Manish Choudhary

1. Rüppell's Griffon Vulture 

This bird can fly really high, even up to 37,000 feet! 

2. Common Crane 

When these birds migrate, they've been seen flying over 33,000 feet. 

3. Bar-headed Goose 

They can fly over big mountains like the Himalayas, going up to 29,000 feet. 

4. Whooper Swan 

These swans can fly really high, over 27,000 feet. 

5. Alpine Chough 

You can spot these birds flying up to about 26,000 feet in the Himalayas. 

6. Common Swift 

During their migration, these swifts can go as high as 32,808 feet. 

7. Mallard 

Mallards are ducks, and they can fly really high too, over 26,000 feet. 

8. Bearded Vulture 

These birds soar over the Himalayas and can reach heights over 24,000 feet. 

9. Andean Condor 

In the Andes Mountains, these condors can fly as high as 21,000 feet.