Crested guineafowls area distinctive bird, mostly black with white spots, a stout statue and characteristic tufts of black feathers on top of bald heads. They have pale beaks and legs and bright red irises. They are known for being loud birds that vocalise at dusk and dawn. They are social, living in groups, and spend their time on the ground. They are also known to be monogamous and usually mate for life. They are classified as “least concern” as they have a large population with a large range. They could be affected by habitat loss, however.