Kingfishers, Hoopoe, bee Eaters, rollers and hornbills coraciiformes

African Pygmy KingfisherThe bird order Coraciiformes consists of the Kingfishers, Hoopoe, Bee-eaters, Rollers and Hornbills. Most of them have a bright, colorfull plumage.

Most of them are found in the Old World, but 20 species or less occur in the New World, which are some Todies, Motmots and Kingfishers. The smallest member of this group weighs as little as 0.19 oz or 5.5 gram (the Puerto Rico Tody) and the largest weighs as much as 9.9 lbs or 4.5 kg (the Southern Ground Hornbill).