Scientific name: Sarkidiornis melanotos
Distribution: The knob-billed duck is widespread in the tropical wetlands of South Africa, Madagascar, south Asia and the very south of China.
Habitat: It mainly lives in tropical marshes, rivers and large areas of open grassland. It primarily lives off aquatic plants and will usually be found close to water.
Description: It is the size of an Egyptian goose and has a characteristic white head freckled with dark spots and a very light throat. The back is iridescent with a dark blue/green sheen. The male is larger than the female and has a large knob on its bill.
Hunting Method: Shotgun
Hunting available in: South Africa