The Bearded Barbet is a species of barbet that lives in western parts of Africa. Bearded Barbets prefer a wooded habitat and are not migratory.
Bearded Barbets are cavity nesters. They also roost at night in tree cavities, in groups of two to five birds. They eat fruit, including figs, and insects.
The Bearded Barbet is a striking bird with a bold plumage of black and red. Their yellow eye patch stands out, as does their substantial bill.
Their conservation status is considered to be Least Concern as of May 2013.