The tiny elf owl, Micrathene whitneyi, is one of the smallest owls in the world, growing to only 5 or 6 inches long — about the size of a typical sparrow. They live in the extreme southwestern United States and Mexico, and sometimes nest in cacti. Click the links below the pic to learn more about this amazing tiny owl species! 😀
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This full-length (almost an hour long) documentary, “Owls: Silent Hunters” by National Geographic features Fergus Beeley, a man who has devoted his life to studying owls and other birds of prey.