Northern Pygmy Owls are small like burrowing and Elf owls. They also occupy old woodpecker holes or other natural tree cavities. They live in mountain pine and pine-oak forests, also in woodlands along streams.
This Pygmy Owl is carved of Elk Antler and burnished to give detail. The front or chest is inlaid with Pipe-Stone pigment. The eyes are inlaid Gold Lip Mother of Pearl and Pen-Shell. The beak is of Gold Lip Mother of Pearl.
Signed: Troy Sice Zuni copyright 2021 6/17/2021 12pm
About 7/8"high by 5/8"wide by 7/8"long