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Class Aves Order Coraciiformes Suborder Coracii Family Coraciidae
Medium-sized, brightly colored birds with stout, hook-tipped bills and small, strong syndactylous (toes merged with no intermediate web) feet
Number of genera, species
5 genera; 17 species
Forests, woodlands, savanna, urban
Vulnerable: 4 species
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