Small ground bird, brownish with round white spots on breast (more pronounced in females); white stripe above eye, dark stripe through eye; black bill; gray legs; to 23 cm (9 in). (Codorniz Vientri manchada)
Low and middle elevations of northern Pacific slope and Central Valley; found in fields, pastures, scrubby woodlands, and grassland.
Found in the following Parks:
Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve (Fotos).
Palo Verde National Park.
Rincón de La Vieja National Park.
Santa Rosa Nacional Park.
If you want to read about Eco-Tourism, Ecology, Behavior, Breeding and more of Costa Ricas' Fauna, we recommend to buy the Travelers' Wildlife Guide of Costa Rica by Les Beletzky (or Belesky) with beautiful illustrations by Davis Dennis. This priceless guide is our constant companion, when we travel around Costa Rica, Panama and Nicaragua.
To buy the complete book visit Interlink Books
The team of Discovery Travel World wishes you the best of times in our little paradise called Costa Rica.