Elf Owls are sparrow-size birds and are North America's smallest owls. They are abundant in southwestern deserts and are nocturnal hunters. Elf owls nest in abandoned woodpecker holes in trees and in saguaro cactus. Roosting by day from the hot desert sun.
This tiny Elf Owl is carved of Elk Antler and burnished to give detail. Inlaid with Gold Lip Mother of Pearl and Pen-Shell eyes. The beak is inlaid with Smokey Black Mother of Pearl.
Signed: Troy Sice Zuni copyright 2021 6/17/2021 12pm
About 7/8"high by 1/2"wide by 3/4"long