are a group of small to medium sized brightly coloured birds in the order Coraciiformes. Most of the approximately 90 species are found in the Old Worla and Australia. Kingfishers as a group are treated either as a single family, Alcedinidae, or as a suborder Alcedines containing three families,
Alcedinidae (river kingfishers),
Halcyonidae (tree kingfishers), and
Cerylidae (water kingfishers).

Alcedinidae (river kingfishers),
Genus Alcedo
Blyth's Kingfisher (Alcedo hercules)
Common Kingfisher (Alcedo atthis)
Half-collared Kingfisher (Alcedo semitorquata)
Shining Blue Kingfisher (Alcedo quadribrachys)
Blue-eared Kingfisher (Alcedo meninting)
Azure Kingfisher (Alcedo azurea)
Bismarck Kingfisher (Alcedo websteri)
Blue-banded Kingfisher (Alcedo euryzona)
Indigo-banded Kingfisher (Alcedo cyanopectus)
Silvery Kingfisher (Alcedo argentata)
Malachite Kingfisher (Alcedo cristata)
Madagascar Kingfisher (Alcedo vintsioides)
São Tomé Kingfisher (Alcedo thomensis)
Príncipe Kingfisher (Alcedo nais)
White-bellied Kingfisher (Alcedo leucogaster)
Cerulean Kingfisher (Alcedo coerulescens)
Little Kingfisher (Alcedo pusilla)
Genus Ceyx
Oriental Dwarf Kingfisher, Ceyx erithacus
Sulawesi Dwarf Kingfisher, Ceyx fallax
African Dwarf Kingfisher, Ceyx lecontei
Variable Dwarf Kingfisher, Ceyx lepidus
Madagascar Pygmy Kingfisher, Ceyx madagascariensis
Philippine Dwarf Kingfisher, Ceyx melanurus
African Pygmy Kingfisher, Ceyx picta
Rufous-backed Kingfisher, Ceyx rufidorsa
Genus Ispidina
Madagascar Pygmy Kingfisher, Ispidina madagascariensis
African Pygmy Kingfisher, Ispidina picta
Dwarf Kingfisher, Ispidina lecontei

Halcyonidae (tree kingfishers),
Genus Lacedo
Banded Kingfisher, Lacedo pulchella
Genus Dacelo, kookaburras
Laughing Kookaburra, Dacelo novaeguineae
Blue-winged Kookaburra, Dacelo leachii
Spangled Kookaburra, Dacelo tyro
Rufous-bellied Kookaburra, Dacelo gaudichaud
Genus Clytoceyx
Shovel-billed Kookaburra, Clytoceyx rex
Genus Cittura
Lilac Kingfisher, Cittura cyanotis
Genus Pelargopsis
Brown-winged Kingfisher, Pelargopsis amauropterus
Stork-billed Kingfisher, Pelargopsis capensis
Great-billed Kingfisher, Pelargopsis melanorhyncha
Genus Halcyon
Ruddy Kingfisher, Halcyon coromanda
Chocolate-backed Kingfisher, Halcyon badia
White-throated Kingfisher, Halcyon smyrnensis
Grey-headed Kingfisher, Halcyon leucocephala
Black-capped Kingfisher, Halcyon pileata
Javan Kingfisher, Halcyon cyanoventris
Woodland Kingfisher, Halcyon senegalensis
Mangrove Kingfisher, Halcyon senegaloides
Blue-breasted Kingfisher, Halcyon malimbica
Brown-hooded Kingfisher, Halcyon albiventris
Striped Kingfisher, Halcyon chelicuti
Genus Todirhamphus medium sized, falttened beaks
Blue-black Kingfisher, Todirhamphus nigrocyaneus
Winchell's Kingfisher, Todirhamphus winchelli
Blue-and-white Kingfisher, Todirhamphus diops
Lazuli Kingfisher, Todirhamphus lazuli
Forest Kingfisher, Todirhamphus macleayii
White-mantled Kingfisher, Todirhamphus albonotatus
Ultramarine Kingfisher, Todirhamphus leucopygius
Vanuatu Kingfisher, Todirhamphus farquhari
Red-backed Kingfisher, Todirhamphus pyrrhopygia
Flat-billed Kingfisher, Todirhamphus recurvirostris
Micronesian Kingfisher, Todirhamphus cinnamominus
Collared Kingfisher, Todirhamphus chloris
Sombre Kingfisher, Todirhamphus funebris
Talaud Kingfisher, Todirhamphus enigma
Beach Kingfisher, Todirhamphus saurophaga
Cinnamon-banded Kingfisher, Todirhamphus australasia
Sacred Kingfisher, Todirhamphus sanctus
Society Kingfisher, Todirhamphus veneratus
Mewing Kingfisher, Todirhamphus ruficollaris
Chattering Kingfisher, Todirhamphus tuta
Marquesan Kingfisher, Todirhamphus godeffroyi
Tuamotu Kingfisher, Todirhamphus gambieri
Genus Caridonax
Glittering Kingfisher, Caridonax fulgidus
Genus Melidora
Hook-billed Kingfisher, Melidora macrorrhina
Genus Actenoides
Moustached Kingfisher, Actenoides bougainvillei
Rufous-collared Kingfisher, Actenoides concretus
Spotted Wood Kingfisher, Actenoides lindsayi
Hombron's Kingfisher, Actenoides hombroni
Green-backed Kingfisher, Actenoides monachus
Scaly-breasted Kingfisher, Actenoides princeps
Genus Syma
Yellow-billed Kingfisher, Syma torotoro
Mountain Kingfisher, Syma megarhyncha
Tanysiptera, Paradise kingfishers
Little Paradise Kingfisher, Tanysiptera hydrocharis
Common Paradise Kingfisher, Tanysiptera galatea
Kofiau Paradise Kingfisher, Tanysiptera ellioti
Biak Paradise Kingfisher, Tanysiptera riedelii
Numfor Paradise Kingfisher, Tanysiptera carolinae
Red-breasted Paradise Kingfisher, Tanysiptera nympha
Brown-headed Paradise Kingfisher, Tanysiptera danae
Buff-breasted Paradise Kingfisher, Tanysiptera Sylvia

Cerylidae (water kingfishers).
Genus Megaceryle large crested kingfishers
Giant Kingfisher Megaceryle maxima
Crested Kingfisher Megaceryle lugubris
Belted Kingfisher Megaceryle alcyon
Ringed Kingfisher Megaceryle torquata
Genus Ceryle
The Pied Kingfisher Ceryle rudis),
Genus Chloroceryle four American green kingfishers of tropical America.
Amazon Kingfisher Chloroceryle amazona
Green Kingfisher Chloroceryle americana
Green-and-rufous Kingfisher Chloroceryle inda
American Pygmy Kingfisher Chloroceryle aenea