Watch ultrasensitive microphones barely register owls flying

This remarkable demonstration of a pigeon, a falcon, and an owl flying past six extremely sensitive high-end microphones shows just how quiet owls are when they fly.

The clip is from BBC Earth's episode "Super Powered Owls."

Bonus video: Travis demonstrates owl smoothness on the ground, too:

Experiment! How Does An Owl Fly So Silently? (YouTube / BBC Earth)