IWRC Raptor ID Series
 
Elf Owl Characteristics
     
 

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two distinct phases
(brown & gray)
smallest owl in North America
average height 6"
short square tail
round head, no ear tufts
 
   

2 subspecies:

Whitney's Elf Owl
Texas Elf Owl

 
 
     
 
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