Description BEARDED BARBETfrom Transparent Watercolor Original8 x 10 inchesBarbets come in a variety of colors, some drab and some colorful. Most have bristly feathers by their bills. They are related to woodpeckers, sharing characteristics like zygodactlyate feet (2 toes forward and two back). Bearded barbets are named for their bristly beard of feathers. They are native to the Ivory Coast of Africa.