The Quiz: Ornithologists associate the burrowing owl with which of these?
A An English king
B Sigmund Freud
C A Greek goddess
Most authorities consider the burrowing owl a member of the genus known as Athene, which also counts the little owl among its ranks. In Greek mythology, little owls accompanied Athena, goddess of wisdom (and many other things), and were considered symbols of her knowledge and shrewdness.
The correct answer to this quiz is A Greek goddess.