What they look like
Comb ducks feature an interesting speckled pattern on their head, neck and chest, before blending into solid white on their underside. Meanwhile, their back and wings are blue/black in colour.
When mating season comes, the bump on the beak of the male duck grows three times bigger than its normal size.
What they eat
Mostly grass seeds and grain but also water plants, insects, frogs and fish.
Grassy and wooded areas around lakes.
Where they live
East and Central Africa.
Poisoning and loss of habitat