The Coraciidae – Rollers+ is a Family of medium/large non-passerines of the Order Coraciiformes. They are native to the warmer parts of the Old World. The Coracias Rollers are of Type – sallyer, as defined below.
Type - sallyer - ie they are typically seen on a prominent perch surveying the ground in front of them for potential prey, before sallying forth and catching their prey on the ground, and returning to their perch, hence the Type - sallyer. They are generally brightly coloured and solitary, about the size of crows, and nest colonially, building burrows into sandy cliffs or hillsides.
Coraciidae - Rollers+ Worldwide Family contains the following sub-families Rollers Rollers+ Dollarbirds
Further information on Rollers can be found below.... A Selection of Rollers European Roller Indian Roller