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elf owl

noun
1.
a small, insectivorous owl, Micrathene whitneyi, of the southwestern U.S. and Mexico.
Origin of elf owl
1885-1890
1885-90, Americanism
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  • Numerous species of raptors and owls inhabit the monument, including the elf owl and the western screech owl.

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