A tiny and compact owl without ear tufts. Elf Owls have short tails, small but strong feet, and rather large heads for their size.
Larger than a Bewick's Wren, smaller than a Hairy Woodpecker.robin-sized
- Both Sexes
- Length: 4.7-5.5 in (12-14 cm)
- Weight: 1.2-1.9 oz (35-55 g)
- Wingspan: 13.0 in (33 cm)