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The black-eared wood quail (Odontophorus melanotis) is a species of bird in the Odontophoridae family. It is found in Honduras, Nicaragua, Costa Rica and Panama.

Black-eared wood quail
Odontophorus melanotis 1902.jpg
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Galliformes
Family: Odontophoridae
Genus: Odontophorus
O. melanotis
Binomial name
Odontophorus melanotis
Salvin, 1865


It is mainly barred brown with a black face,short beak and feet


  1. ^ BirdLife International (2012). "Odontophorus melanotis". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 26 November 2013.