The White-throated Crake (Laterallus albigularis) ramges from southeast Honduras to north Colombia and west Ecuador. It lurks amid thick, grassy vegetation or covers shallow water in marshes, flooded pastures, and margins of ponds and rivers. Matures are 16 cm (6 inches) heights and 42 g weights.
Its throat is white, and its rest of head, foreneck and breast are rufous. Upperparts brown, and posterior underparts barred with white and black. Bill pale greenish, and legs olive-gray. Feeds on insects, spiders, seeds and algae.