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Category:Coraciiformes - BirdForum Opus

Order: Coraciiformes


This taxon includes Kingfishers, Todys, Motmots, Bee-eaters, Rollers and Ground-Rollers.


Coraciiformes is an order in the class Aves.
The orders Leptosomiformes and Bucerotiformes have been included in this order in the past.

Order Coraciiformes viewedit

Family Todidae viewedit

Genus Todus viewedit
T. multicolor Cuban Tody
T. subulatus Broad-billed Tody
T. angustirostris Narrow-billed Tody
T. todus Jamaican Tody
T. mexicanus Puerto Rican Tody

Family Momotidae viewedit

Genus Hylomanes viewedit
H. momotula Tody Motmot

Genus Aspatha viewedit
A. gularis Blue-throated Motmot

Genus Momotus viewedit
M. mexicanus Russet-crowned Motmot
M. coeruliceps Blue-capped Motmot
M. lessoni Lesson's Motmot
M. subrufescens Whooping Motmot
M. bahamensis Trinidad Motmot
M. momota Amazonian Motmot
M. aequatorialis Andean Motmot

Genus Baryphthengus viewedit
B. martii Rufous Motmot
B. ruficapillus Rufous-capped Motmot

Genus Electron viewedit
E. carinatum Keel-billed Motmot
E. platyrhynchum Broad-billed Motmot

Genus Eumomota viewedit
E. superciliosa Turquoise-browed Motmot

Family Alcedinidae viewedit

Genus Alcedo viewedit
A. hercules Blyth's Kingfisher
A. atthis Common Kingfisher
A. semitorquata Half-collared Kingfisher
A. quadribrachys Shining-blue Kingfisher
A. meninting Blue-eared Kingfisher
A. peninsulae Malayan Blue-banded Kingfisher
A. euryzona Javan Blue-banded Kingfisher
A. coerulescens Cerulean Kingfisher

Genus Ceyx viewedit
C. azureus Azure Kingfisher
C. websteri Bismarck Kingfisher
C. cyanopectus Indigo-banded Kingfisher
C. flumenicolus Northern Silvery Kingfisher
C. argentatus Southern Silvery Kingfisher
C. pusillus Little Kingfisher
C. erithaca Oriental Dwarf Kingfisher
C. melanurus Philippine Dwarf Kingfisher
C. sangirensis Sangihe Dwarf Kingfisher
C. fallax Sulawesi Dwarf Kingfisher
C. margarethae Dimorphic Dwarf Kingfisher
C. wallacii Sula Dwarf Kingfisher
C. lepidus Moluccan Dwarf Kingfisher
C. cajeli Buru Dwarf Kingfisher
C. solitarius Papuan Dwarf Kingfisher
C. dispar Manus Dwarf Kingfisher
C. mulcatus New Ireland Dwarf Kingfisher
C. sacerdotis New Britain Dwarf Kingfisher
C. collectoris New Georgia Dwarf Kingfisher
C. meeki North Solomons Dwarf Kingfisher
C. nigromaxilla Guadalcanal Dwarf Kingfisher
C. gentianus Makira Dwarf Kingfisher

Genus Corythornis viewedit
C. cristatus Malachite Kingfisher
C. vintsioides Malagasy Kingfisher
C. leucogaster White-bellied Kingfisher
C. madagascariensis Madagascar Pygmy Kingfisher

Genus Ispidina viewedit
I. picta African Pygmy Kingfisher
I. lecontei African Dwarf Kingfisher

Genus Lacedo viewedit
L. pulchella Banded Kingfisher

Genus Dacelo viewedit
D. novaeguineae Laughing Kookaburra
D. leachii Blue-winged Kookaburra
D. tyro Spangled Kookaburra
D. gaudichaud Rufous-bellied Kookaburra

Genus Clytoceyx viewedit
C. rex Shovel-billed Kookaburra

Genus Cittura viewedit
C. sanghirensis Sangihe Lilac Kingfisher
C. cyanotis Sulawesi Lilac Kingfisher

Genus Pelargopsis viewedit
P. amauroptera Brown-winged Kingfisher
P. capensis Stork-billed Kingfisher
P. melanorhyncha Great-billed Kingfisher

Genus Halcyon viewedit
H. coromanda Ruddy Kingfisher
H. badia Chocolate-backed Kingfisher
H. smyrnensis White-throated Kingfisher
H. leucocephala Grey-headed Kingfisher
H. pileata Black-capped Kingfisher
H. cyanoventris Javan Kingfisher
H. senegalensis Woodland Kingfisher
H. senegaloides Mangrove Kingfisher
H. malimbica Blue-breasted Kingfisher
H. albiventris Brown-hooded Kingfisher
H. chelicuti Striped Kingfisher

Genus Todiramphus viewedit
T. nigrocyaneus Blue-black Kingfisher
T. winchelli Rufous-lored Kingfisher
T. diops Blue-and-white Kingfisher
T. lazuli Lazuli Kingfisher
T. pyrrhopygius Red-backed Kingfisher
T. macleayii Forest Kingfisher
T. albonotatus New Britain Kingfisher
T. leucopygius Ultramarine Kingfisher
T. farquhari Vanuatu Kingfisher
T. godeffroyi Marquesan Kingfisher
T. ruficollaris Mewing Kingfisher
T. veneratus Society Kingfisher
T. gambieri Tuamotu Kingfisher
T. tutus Chattering Kingfisher
T. sacer Pacific Kingfisher
T. pelewensis Rusty-capped Kingfisher
T. cinnamominus Guam Kingfisher
T. reichenbachii Pohnpei Kingfisher
T. recurvirostris Flat-billed Kingfisher
T. colonus Colonist Kingfisher
T. sordidus Torresian Kingfisher
T. sanctus Sacred Kingfisher
T. chloris Collared Kingfisher
T. saurophagus Beach Kingfisher
T. albicilla Mariana Kingfisher
T. tristrami Melanesian Kingfisher
T. funebris Sombre Kingfisher
T. enigma Talaud Kingfisher
T. australasia Cinnamon-banded Kingfisher

Genus Caridonax viewedit
C. fulgidus White-rumped Kingfisher

Genus Melidora viewedit
M. macrorrhina Hook-billed Kingfisher

Genus Actenoides viewedit
A. bougainvillei Moustached Kingfisher
A. concretus Rufous-collared Kingfisher
A. lindsayi Spotted Kingfisher
A. hombroni Blue-capped Kingfisher
A. monachus Green-backed Kingfisher
A. princeps Scaly-breasted Kingfisher

Genus Syma viewedit
S. torotoro Yellow-billed Kingfisher
S. megarhyncha Mountain Kingfisher

Genus Tanysiptera viewedit
T. hydrocharis Little Paradise Kingfisher
T. galatea Common Paradise Kingfisher
T. ellioti Kofiau Paradise Kingfisher
T. riedelii Biak Paradise Kingfisher
T. carolinae Numfor Paradise Kingfisher
T. nympha Red-breasted Paradise Kingfisher
T. danae Brown-headed Paradise Kingfisher
T. sylvia Buff-breasted Paradise Kingfisher

Genus Megaceryle viewedit
M. maxima Giant Kingfisher
M. lugubris Crested Kingfisher
M. torquata Ringed Kingfisher
M. alcyon Belted Kingfisher

Genus Ceryle viewedit
C. rudis Pied Kingfisher

Genus Chloroceryle viewedit
C. amazona Amazon Kingfisher
C. americana Green Kingfisher
C. inda Green-and-rufous Kingfisher
C. aenea American Pygmy Kingfisher

Family Meropidae viewedit

Genus Nyctyornis viewedit
N. amictus Red-bearded Bee-eater
N. athertoni Blue-bearded Bee-eater

Genus Meropogon viewedit
M. forsteni Purple-bearded Bee-eater

Genus Merops viewedit
M. gularis Black Bee-eater
M. mentalis Blue-moustached Bee-eater
M. muelleri Blue-headed Bee-eater
M. bulocki Red-throated Bee-eater
M. bullockoides White-fronted Bee-eater
M. pusillus Little Bee-eater
M. variegatus Blue-breasted Bee-eater
M. lafresnayii Ethiopian Bee-eater
M. oreobates Cinnamon-chested Bee-eater
M. hirundineus Swallow-tailed Bee-eater
M. breweri Black-headed Bee-eater
M. revoilii Somali Bee-eater
M. albicollis White-throated Bee-eater
M. viridissimus African Green Bee-eater
M. cyanophrys Arabian Green Bee-eater
M. orientalis Asian Green Bee-eater
M. boehmi Böhm's Bee-eater
M. viridis Blue-throated Bee-eater
M. persicus Blue-cheeked Bee-eater
M. superciliosus Olive Bee-eater
M. philippinus Blue-tailed Bee-eater
M. ornatus Rainbow Bee-eater
M. apiaster European Bee-eater
M. leschenaulti Chestnut-headed Bee-eater
M. malimbicus Rosy Bee-eater
M. nubicus Northern Carmine Bee-eater
M. nubicoides Southern Carmine Bee-eater

Family Coraciidae viewedit

Genus Coracias viewedit
C. garrulus European Roller
C. abyssinicus Abyssinian Roller
C. caudatus Lilac-breasted Roller
C. spatulatus Racket-tailed Roller
C. naevius Rufous-crowned Roller
C. benghalensis Indian Roller
C. affinis Indochinese Roller
C. temminckii Purple-winged Roller
C. cyanogaster Blue-bellied Roller

Genus Eurystomus viewedit
E. glaucurus Broad-billed Roller
E. gularis Blue-throated Roller
E. orientalis Dollarbird
E. azureus Azure Roller

Family Brachypteraciidae viewedit

Genus Geobiastes viewedit
G. squamiger Scaly Ground Roller

Genus Brachypteracias viewedit
B. leptosomus Short-legged Ground Roller

Genus Uratelornis viewedit
U. chimaera Long-tailed Ground Roller

Genus Atelornis viewedit
A. pittoides Pitta-like Ground Roller
A. crossleyi Rufous-headed Ground Roller


  1. Clements, J. F., T. S. Schulenberg, M. J. Iliff, D. Roberson, T. A. Fredericks, B. L. Sullivan, and C. L. Wood. 2015. The eBird/Clements checklist of birds of the world: v2015, with updates to August 2015. Downloaded from http://www.birds.cornell.edu/clementschecklist/download/
  2. Harshman, John. 2008. Land Birds. Version 27 June 2008 (under construction). http://tolweb.org/%27Land_Birds%27/26410/2008.06.27 in The Tree of Life Web Project, http://tolweb.org/

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