The Gray-breasted Crake (Laterallus exilis) is found from Belize to east Peru and Paraguay. Its place is in tall grass in wet pastures, riverbanks and shallow marshes. Its size is of 15 cm (6 inches) in height and 33 g in weight.
Crown blackish, throat whitish, and belly white. Rest of head, neck and breast gray. Mantle olive-brow, and flanks barred with black and white. Legs brownish-fresh, and bill dusky with bright yellow spot on each side near base. Eats small insects, earthworms, other invertebrates, and seeds.