## What is the flight speed of an unladen swallow quote?

A group of coconuts is called… a group of coconuts. Bonus fact: The airspeed velocity of an unladen swallow is roughly 20.1 miles per hour.

## What is the airspeed velocity of an unladen swallow meaning?

So, answering the main question here, the airspeed velocity of an unladen swallow is something like 20.1 miles per hour or 9 meters per second.

Is that an African or European swallow quote?

King Arthur: I’m not interested! Guard 2: It could be carried by an African swallow! Guard 1: Oh yeah. An African swallow, maybe — but not a European swallow, that’s my point.

### What is the velocity of a swallow Monty Python quote?

Later, at the Bridge of Death, the Bridgekeeper asks Arthur his third question. “What is the airspeed velocity of an unladen swallow?” When Arthur asks the old man whether he means an African or European swallow, the Bridgekeeper is unable to answer, and is thus launched into the chasm.

### What is the weight of an unladen swallow?

A 54-year survey of 26,285 European Swallows captured and released by the Avian Demography Unit of the University of Capetown finds that the average adult European swallow has a wing length of 12.2 cm and a body mass of 20.3 grams.

How fast does a swallow fly mph?

31 – 40 mphSwallows / Speed (Travelling)

## What does the bridge keeper say in Monty Python and the Holy Grail?

Quotes. Bridge Keeper: Stop! Who would cross the bridge of death must answer me these questions three, ere the other side he see.

Let’s start with what an unladen swallow is. The simple answer, it’s a bird. The more complicated answer is that it’s a bird with 74 distinct species of swallow. Some found in Africa, others in Europe.

### How can a 5 ounce bird carry a one-pound coconut?

It’s a simple question of weight ratios! A five-ounce bird could *not* carry a one-pound coconut! Arthur: (exasperated) Well it doesn’t matter! Will you go and tell your master that Arthur from the court of Camelot is here!

### What is the airspeed velocity of an unladen swallow video?

What is the average airspeed velocity of an unladen swallow? – YouTube

What is the average wingspan of an unladen swallow?

## What is the fastest bird in the world?

But first, some background: The Peregrine Falcon is indisputably the fastest animal in the sky. It has been measured at speeds above 83.3 m/s (186 mph), but only when stooping, or diving.

## How far can a swallow fly?

Swallows migrate at night, although they are diurnal animals. They rest during the day, taking small naps and roosting in large numbers at traditional stopover sites. Swallows tend to fly low, covering about 200 miles (320 km) per day. They can fly up to 6000 miles (about 9,656 km) on each migration.

Can an unladen swallow carry a coconut?

It’s a simple question of weight ratios! A five ounce bird could not carry a one pound coconut! Of course we all know that, in order to maintain air-speed velocity, a swallow needs to beat its wings forty-three times every second.

### What are the three questions from Monty Python and the Holy Grail?

Bridgekeeper: What is your quest? Lancelot: To seek the Holy Grail. Bridgekeeper: What is your favourite colour? Lancelot: Blue.

### What is your quest quote?

What… is your name? ARTHUR: It is ‘Arthur’, King of the Britons. BRIDGEKEEPER: What… is your quest? ARTHUR: To seek the Holy Grail.

What is the unladen weight of a swallow?

It’s a simple question of weight ratios

A 54-year survey of 26,285 European Swallows captured and released by the Avian Demography Unit of the University of Capetown finds that the average adult European swallow has a wing length of 12.2 cm and a body mass of 20.3 grams.

## What is swallow African food?

Swallow foods are pliable yet firm doughy meals, similar to America’s mashed potatoes but with more texture. Nigerian examples include pounded yam, eba, amala, starch, fufu, and many more. The pliable texture makes it easy to eat with your hand (right hand only, please) and to swallow without chewing.

## How much does an unladen swallow weight?

How many swallows does it take to carry a coconut?

Overall, it would likely take at least 10 to 15 European swallows to even lift a single coconut, let alone fly with it at a reasonable velocity.

### What bird is most intelligent?

The Most Intelligent Birds In The World

• Kea. The Kea has been enlisted by many as the worlds most intelligent bird among top ten intelligent birds.
• Ravens. This beautiful bird is in the same genus (Corvus) as crows and just are about equally smart.
• Macaws.
• Cockatoo.
• Amazon Parrots.
• Jays.

Which bird lays the largest egg?

But what land bird lays the biggest egg for its body size? That would be the North Island brown kiwi, says Kathy Brader, senior bird keeper at the National Zoo, which in 1975 bred the first kiwi outside its native New Zealand. A female kiwi lays an egg that is 15 to 22 percent of her weight.

## Why don t swallows stay in Africa?

For the swallows, who eat small flying insects, this means that if they stayed here they may face death through starvation. Instead, they leave our shores and head south to Africa, where the temperature is more than sufficient for their prey.