Elf owl

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(Zool.) a small owl (Micrathene Whitneyi) of Southern California and Arizona.
- Brewer.

See also: Elf

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On the other hand, the nocturnal activity of Elf Owls Micrathene whitneyi and Western Screech Owls Megascops kennicottii does not depend on moon phase (Hardy and Morrison, 2000).
Habitat selection, population density, and home range of the elf owl, Micrathene whitneyi, at Santa Ana National Wildlife Refuge, Texas.