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elf owl

elf owl

noun

Definition of ELF OWL

:  a very small insectivorous owl (Micrathene whitneyi) of the southwestern United States and Mexico that roosts and nests in the cavities of trees and saguaro cacti

First Known Use of ELF OWL

1887

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