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Comb Duck / Kyhmysorsa

Sarkidiornis melanotos

Male has a rounded protuberance on the bill that enlarges conspicuously during the breeding season.
This unmistakable duck inhabits pans and dams in woodland south of the Sahara.
Nests in a large hole in a tree.