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...
Lifespan. Elf owls live 3 to 6 years; in captivity they may live up to 6–10 years
Animal Fact Sheet: Elf Owl. Identifying Features. Elf Owls do not have "ear tufts"
or feathers on the top of their rounded heads. Their feathers are grayish brown in
Elf Owls inhabit desert environments, making themselves right at home with sand
, Saguaro cacti, and scorpions. In fact, this tough little character will actually ...
Subspecies: There are four recognized races of Elf Owl, two of which that have ...
Habitat: The classic image of an Elf Owl looking out of a hole in a Saguaro ...
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 owls live in a wide variety of habitats, including upland deserts, subtropical
thorn woodlands, montane evergreen woodlands and canyon riparian forests, ...
Jul 29, 2013 ... Introduction: The Elf Owl is a tiny, short-tailed owl with a round head and no ear-
tufts. It was originally known as Whitney's Owl. Local names ...
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 ...
Lifespan. Elf owls live 3 to 6 years; in captivity they may live up to 6-10 years.