The Black-breasted Wood-Quail (Odontophorus leucolaemus) inhabits in Costa Rica and Panama. Its place is in understory of cool, wet highland forest. It is also called White-throated Wood-Quail. Its size is of 23 cm (9 inches) in height and 275 g in weight.
Its face and most of underparts are black. Belly rich brown, white throat. Above dark brown, barred and vermiculated with black, rufous, and buff. Bill black, and legs dull gray. Lives in flocks of 10 to 15 birds, defending group territories, and eats fruits and seeds.