ELF OWL - (Micrathene whitneyi) is the smallest owl in North America, and the lightest owl in the world. Even with a wingspan of 10.6 inches (27 cm), it's only a mere 5 inches (12.7 cm) in height, & weighs no more than 1.5 ounces (42 g)!
Friday, September 09, 2011
Elf Owls carve out a small hole to build thier nests. They prefer tree tops, or a tall cactus to keep them up away from predators.
Posted by Wayne at 12:47 PM