OWL

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In the Cypriot folklore there are countless proverbs and sayings related to the Little Owl. When referring to a very old person they say:

“Ev pou tov tz’ airov tou koukkoufkiaou”

(Literally: s/he is from the times of the owls, meaning s/he is ancient, very old in a metaphorical sense).

 

FROM http://www.kypros.org/Cyprus/owl.html

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