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The Elf Owl
The Elf Owl is the tiniest owl. He is 5 to 6 inches long and has a wingspan of 14-15 inches. It has eyesight that is twice as good as ours in the daylight. Saucer shaped hollows on their faces called disks they help them hear by making sounds louder they can hear even tiny noises-much better then as.
These feather stop the sound and direct it further into the ears opening
at the side the owls head. Food owls swallow most of the food whole.
Luckily, owls have very strong stomach juices that aid in the digestion of food. Small owls gobble up insects such as grasshoppers, caterpillars and beetles. What do owls eat? Owls are birds of prey which means that they must kill other animals to survive. Owls generally have a hunting territory
away from their daytime roost. They live in southern United States. Elf Owls swallow most of their food whole luckily, they have very strong stomach juices that aid in the digestion of food. Elf Owls gobble up insects such as grasshoppers,caterpillars and beetles. About five to eight hours after meals the owl expels the pellet from its stomach. A pellet is made up of bones, claws, and teeth, all neaty wrapped in soft fur or feather.
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