Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Typical Owls :: Elf Owl

Elf Owl Micrathene whitneyi

Described by: Cooper (1861)
Alternate common name(s): None known by website authors
Old scientific name(s): None known by website authors


Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park, Hidalgo County, Texas, USA - Apr 16, 2004 © Michael Woodruff 
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Sw. United States and Mexico. S. Baja;
Three populations;
(1) Sw. United States (s. Nevada, se. California, c. Arizona, sw. New Mexico and w. Texas) and nw. Mexico (Sonora).
(2) Sc. United States (s. Texas) and c. Mexico (Guanajuato and Puebla).
(3) Baja.
(4) Socorro Is. in Revillagigedo Is.


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Location unknown - Date unknown Source:


Clements, James F. Birds of the World: A Checklist. Vista, CA: Ibis Publishing Company, 2000.


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