In a flurry of a bird wave, the Collared Owlet was unmoved. But between the branches, her tell tale barrings are noticeable to the keen observer. Twice she flew after realizing being watched, and twice I had to search her among the twigs. Fortunately, as I'd guessed, it didn't fly far and the buff barring on her brown plumage is as clear as a picture.
She can turn her head an amazing 180 backwards, showing her false eyes which are actually on the back of the head.