Experiment! How Does An Owl Fly So Silently? - Super Powered Owls - BBC

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Mahir Cecen : Wish I could design flapping paper airplanes

Oswald Rayleigh : less flap more glide...

Green : So that's why no one noticed birds carrying letters in London...

David Preza : he's got Dead Silence on

villevn : That's pretty damn suspicious, I say. Just think about it: 1) They do all their bidding at night, so we can't see what they're up to. 2) Apparently, they're also super silent, so we can't even hear what they're scheming either! Conclusion: Owls = Illuminati. #goddamnit #fooledusall

Chin Choppa : I use to like turtles, but now i like owls.

JamesThomas : Several times I have slept outside at night, been looking up at the stars, and had a white barn owl fly low across and through my vision. So smooth and silent, they leave behind only awe at their majestic passing. Little wonder aboriginal peoples have often seen them as symbolizing wisdom and mystical nature. Most beautiful, owls.

GreatGrandCarrot : This proves that owls are just winged cats.

DraceArios : I can't tell you how many times I've looked up and saw a majestic owl then thought to myself, "Wow! Where did my roof go?"

Abdullah Moiz : that's why wizards use owls muggles from BBC wouldn't understand

Scumbagel : I love the silence at the end of the video and then the sudden loud outro.

ValleyoftheKings64 : Ten points to Gryffindor!

J Budi : Why is the owl given a starting height of two blocks (approximately three feet at 0:23) higher than the pigeon and hawk?! Seriously now, BBC, all the owl had to do was coast at a slightly downward angle for most of the trip to the other side which required minimal effort (or wing flaps, whatever). The 'loud birds' had to fly the same distance but also fly to a point at the same altitude, requiring them to beat their wings and make noise. Please explain why you didn't give all three birds the same starting positions of height, until you do I see this 'super powered silent owls' video as a failure of basic research.

Hefty Guy : Not only did the owl glide, but it did it quietly, but quiet doesn't matter when a Peregrine hits you at 240+ miles per hour haha.

Mohammad ALQuran : thanks BBC

Ethan Ross : What was the music playing, anyone know?

Sperm Dealer : Now imagine the narrator reading you some bedtime story

Rob Lee : the speaker's voice is so relaxing

Luis Bueno : Ask the beasts, and they will teach you; and the birds of the air, and they will tell you; or speak to the earth, and it will teach you; and the fish of the sea will explain to you. Who among all these does not know that the hand of the Lord has done this, in whose hand is the life of every living thing, and the breath of all mankind? Job 12:7-10

Slobbo Video : This is soo masterfully directed & edited, I'm speechless.

iam kinza : OMG NAME TWINZ

Slaughter : This video is so soothing

John Null : If I was sober would this video still be interesting?

I'm a cow : how does an owl fly silently? simple answer: They are ninjas in disguise.

Koala Skye : it's so fluffy! I just want to hug it! XD

borgus schmorgus : isn't the reason behind owls flying silent have to deal t with the type of feathers that they have?

Factologist : The beauty of EVOLUTION

Disney Channel Flow : Carol from the walking dead.

Duck : That's why the owl in hearthstone has the silence effect ;)

Animal Kidd : I love barn owls please do more videos on them.

MiLoHWD1983 : Who the hell narrates this..? His voice is so.. Soothing.. So relaxing...

Haze Newman : satisfying and astonishingly calming

Bryan M : And how can this be? For he is the Kwisatz Haderach!

Sam Malas : Does anyone else think it's messed up they used a bed of feathers in that experiment?

Neo polly : (Pigeon flies) Lol so clumsy and noisy. (Hawk flies) Better, still not discreet though. (Owl flies) ...There's nothing and it scares me.

samfisher01 : The pidgeon sounds like zoidberg when it flies

Tyler Randolph : He does fly silent but: Bad data. The Owl had an extra 18" of vertical vs the other birds for that short of a glide path etc etc

Franklin Cerpico : I came home the other night to a huge owl looking at me from a tree next to my drive way. I then flew to a neighboring tree when I got out to look at it. It looked magnificent. It looked big enough to kill a small racoon.

MyOpinionMatterss : Or put the owl on a box so it can just glide.

Mason Machu : natural stealth fighter

AndyRengifo : amazing!

Nananki : Silent as death. Beautiful.

Green : You're a wizard Hedwig

Boy lamig Tilaram : Owls are silent hunters

WonderWolf13 : Owls: the Bird Ninjas.

Kristopher J.S. Lee : Owls: The Ninjas of Nature

OverLordGoldDragon : Shira vs. Rock Lee

John Renz Avila : this is the most beautiful thing i've ever seen today

Thijs van Beek : I can hear nothing at owl

RAUF : amazing flight ever