The Black-eared Wood-Quail (Odontophorus melanotis) resides in Honduras, Nicaragua, Costa Rica and Panama. This animal is found in tropical and subtropical forests from sea level to approximately 1600 m. Its measures are 28 cm (11 inches) in height and 340 g in height.
Some features are its unspotted hestnut crown and blackish throat and face. It lives alone and eats fruits. Unfortunately, because of the forest destruction, this bird is in danger of extinction.