This BirdLife video is called BirdLife Games Event – Marathon.
Today’s BirdLife Games event is Marathon
The marathon was one of the original Olympic events in 1896. The world record time for a human over the distance is 2 hours 4 minutes and 26 seconds, set by Haile Gebrselassie of Ethiopia.
Birds are the ultimate long-distance atheletes; travelling thousands of miles each year during their migration period.
Birds are amazing athletes – Can you spot which of the bird species below travels an average of 64,000 km (40,000 miles) during their migration period?
A – Bar-tailed Godwit Limosa lapponica
C – Northern Bald Ibis Geronticus eremita
E – Sooty Shearwater Pufinus griseus
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