The Order Coraciiformes has ten families, around 41 genera, and over 200 species. In Georgia, there is one family with one species.
Kingfishers, rollers, motmots and their allies are small to medium, stocky birds with big heads and small feet. All species have the three front toes joined for at least part of their length (syndactyly). In addition the palate and leg muscles are similar. The members of this order eat vertebrates, invertebrates, and fruit.
Species in this family:
Belted Kingfisher (Megaceryle alcyon)