order coraciiformes meaning

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Noun: order Coraciiformes
  1. Rollers; kingfishers; hornbills; hoopoes; motmots; bee eaters; todies
    - Coraciiformes

Type of: animal order

Part of: Aves, class Aves


  1. They are classified in the order Coraciiformes, which also includes the kingfishers, bee-eaters and rollers.
  2. "' Kingfishers "'are a group of small to medium-sized, brightly colored birds in the order Coraciiformes.
  3. The tree kingfisher subfamily Halcyoninae is one of nine in the order Coraciiformes, which also includes the motmots, bee-eaters, polyphyletic.
  4. "' Picodynastornithes "'is a clade that contains the orders Coraciiformes ( rollers and kingfishers ) and Piciformes ( woodpeckers and toucans ).
  5. Members of this suborder are often called " true piciforms " as it was thought the jacamars of Galbulidae and puffbirds of Bucconidae ( of the other piciform suborder Galbuli ) not closely related to toucans and woodpeckers, but instead to the order Coraciiformes.

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