Screamers belong to a small family of birds that are related to ducks, geese and swans, but have bills that look more like that of a game bird.
The crested screamer is well-named. Its call can be heard up to two miles away.
HABITATMarshes, grasslands, lagoons
DIETVegetation; grasses and leaves of many plants
LIFE Expectancy 15 years