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Alfredo guzman saved to Room ideas
saw-whet owl (photo by malcolm benn)
Amy Walczyk saved to Animals
Baby Elf Owl (now almost adult sized, except for a little tail growth) just after it bailed out of the nest and landed on the ground. I put it up into a shrub after the portrait.
Sandra Straubhaar saved to cool nature things
Juvenile Northern Saw-whet owl in the wild.
Heather Dakota saved to ANIMAL GUIDES
The Flammulated Owl is a burrowing owl that is the second smallest owl found in North America. Only the Elf Owl is smaller.
Cockatoo Creations saved to For The Love of Owls
The Elf Owl (Micrathene whitneyi) is a species of owl native to the Southwestern United States and Mexico. They are considered the smallest and lightest owl in the world, and the only member of the genus Micrathene. They only weigh about 1.4 oz, smaller than even a northern cardinal. It would take 35 elf owls to equal the weight of a great horned owl. It is so small, that it uses cactus holes made and abandoned by Gila woodpeckers. Elf owls have incredible hearing and can hear a scorpion…
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