The Crested Owl is still seen in the rainforest of Kabalebo. But like any other resident it also likes to move around the area. So from time to time, the Crested Owl is seen perched between all the dry leaves during the day and on another occasion it is not home at all.
So yes, this was the only picture of the Crested Owl I took when I was on the hiking trail. It was seen in plain sight but at a spot and level that asked for some moving around until you can spot it. I actually wanted its entire body photographed but the surrounding had other ideas. This is all I could get.
My first sighting of the Crested Owl: