The Spotted Wood-Quail (Odontophorus guttatus) is found from south Mexico to west Panama. It frequents dense, thickety, often bamboo-choked understory of forest and second growth in highlands. Adults are 25 cm (10 inches) in length and 300 g in weight.
Its crown is dark brown, and its cheeks and throat are black, and streaked whit white. Underparts are olive-brown to rufous. Above is dull chestnut dull-brown, market whit black, rufous, and gray. Bill black, and legs dull black. This bird eats fallen fruits, seeds, tubers, and invertebrates.