FEATHERY FRIDAY #61
Friday is here and that means we are going to meet a feathery friend today! Let’s head out in the grasslands of East Africa and see if we can find a very cute little bird! Grab your binoculars and let’s go!
MEET THE D’ARNAUD’S BARBET!
Diet: Omnivore: insects, fruits, seeds
Length/Weight: 8”/ 1 oz
Conservation Status: common
- D’Arnuad’s Barbets spend most of their time on the ground.
- They have yellow-orange-black speckled feathers.
- D’Arnaud’s barbets are highly social.
- D’Arnaud’s barbets live in pairs or small family groups.
- Breeding pairs sing duets and defend their territories with those songs.
- They nest on the ground.
We just love these adorable little birds with the funny name. We wish we could discover a bird and name them after us! What would name a bird if you discovered it?