The uru-of-field is a bird in the Galliforme Odontophoridae family.
Less representative of Odontophoridae family, measures 21 cm long. It is locally common in its range in Brazil. Has the habit of sleeping on the ground on grass and walk in groups of 10 to 15 subjects. Startled, the gang disperses in the soil and not flying.
In group are pecking seeds, insects and ants mainly by the soil.
Shocks from 8 to 16 eggs cream color, mottled brown.
Typical fields of Rio Branco, in Roraima, the savannas and grasslands Amazon in sandy soils north of the Amazon and also the barns and rural areas.