Elf Owl - Nr. Sierra Vista, AZ, USA
"whitneyi" is from the last name of Josiah Dwight Whitney, a prominent American geologist and the founder of the Harvard School of Mining. The elf owl was first known as Whitney's owl. It has also been called Texas Elf Owl, Whitney's Elf Owl, & Dwarf Owl. In Mexico, it is called "enano".