We look forward to welcoming you and your family back to our Zoos!

Save the Date!
• May 28 – June 3, Member Appreciation Days: Online reservations are required for entry. Learn more.
• JUNE 1: GENERAL ADMISSION TICKETS GO ON SALE 
• June 4: Franklin Park Zoo and Stone Zoo open to the public

Know Before You Go:
In order to ensure the safety of staff and guests, we've made modifications to the Zoo experience in accordance with public guidance and health recommendations. Please be sure to review the following Re-Opening FAQs for Franklin Park Zoo and Stone Zoo before your visit.

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Bearded Barbet

Pogonornis dubius

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About the Bearded Barbet

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Class: Aves
Order: Piciformes
Family: Lybiidae
Genus: Pogonornis
Species: dubius

Appearance:

  • Black plumage with red and white breast, stiff bristles under beak. Females have black spots on white feathers.
  • Length: 10 inches
  • Weight: 80 to 108 grams

Diet: Primarily fruits, some insects.

Range: Woodlands and thickets in Western and Central Africa