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Bearded Barbet

Pogonornis dubius

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About the Bearded Barbet

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Geographic Range:

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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