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Elf Owl
Kingdom: Animalia Phylum: Chordata Class: Aves Order: Strigiformes Family: Strigidae Genus: Micrathene Species: Micrathene whitneyi
The elf owl is the smallest owl in North America. Adults are only about 6 inches long from head to tail. Distinctive characteristics include a short tail, a V-shaped white stripe above their eyes, lack of ear tufts, and... More »

Elf owl - Wikipedia

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The elf owl (Micrathene whitneyi) is a member of the owl family Strigidae, that breeds in the southwestern United States and Mexico. It is the world's lightest owl , ...

Elf Owl Fact Sheet - Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum

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Fun Facts. Saguaro Cactus Seek & Find Sonoran Desert Seek & Find Sonoran ... Elf Owls do not have "ear tufts" or feathers on the top of their rounded heads.

Elf Owl - Owl Facts and Information

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The smallest owl found in North America is the Elf Owl. It is only about six inches tall when it is fully grown. The wing span for this small owl is about 14.

Elf Owl

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Elf Owl, Micranthene whitney, Owl Research Institute, Charlo, Montana. ... Elf Owls rely on desert cacti and the trees in wooded canyons for nesting. They depend upon birds like Gila Woodpeckers and ... Elf Owl Facts. Other Names: Whitney's ...

Elf Owl Facts! | Fun Facts You Need to Know! - IP Factly Logo

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Jul 2, 2013 ... Elf Owl Facts! Elf_Owl_Micrathene_whitneyi Elf Owl (Micrathene whitneyi). Image credit: Dominic Sherony, (CC BY-SA 2.0).

5 Interesting Facts About Elf Owls | Hayden's Animal Facts

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Jul 31, 2015 ... Today I want to write about a cute little bird that has beady eyes, the elf owl. Here are five interesting facts about them: These tiny owls only ...

Elf Owl Facts | Elf Owl Diet and Habitat - Animals Time

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Let's figure out some of the most fascinating elf owl facts including elf owl habitat, diet, and reproduction. The elf owl (Micrathene whitneyi) is the smallest owl ...

Elf Owl Biology - Owling.com

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Other Common Names: Whitney's Elf Owl (whitneyi); Sanford's Elf Owl (sanfordi); Texas Elf Owl (idonea). Subspecies: There are four recognized races of Elf Owl ...

Absolutely Amazing Facts About the Cute Little Elf Owl - Buzzle

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Aug 23, 2016 ... Not only is the elf owl the world's smallest and lightest owl, it is also very cute and smart. When in danger, the elf owl hides its light-colored belly ...