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elf owl

División en sílabas: elf owl

Definición de elf owl en inglés:

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A tiny owl that nests in cacti and trees in the arid country of the southern US and Mexico.
  • Micrathene whitneyi, family Strigidae
Example sentences
  • Here, I got a great view of an elf owl and marveled at the way its plumage blended in with the tree trunk behind him.
  • Our three top birders hurry to see an off-course Baikal teal behind an ice-cream shop in Denver; in Tucson they sit with 20 people around the base of a telephone pole at dusk, hoping to spot an elf owl.
  • Several owl boxes will attract elf owls and would give you a better chance to see those elusive creatures.

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