n.The generic name for various large and colorful birds of the family Trogonidae that inhabit
tropical and subtropical areas of the Western Hemisphere. Two species, Eared Trogon and Elegant Trogon, migrate
to the higher mountains of southeast Arizona during the summer nesting season.
From the Greek trōgōn, present participle of trōgein (to gnaw, a reference to the bird's
use its large bill to gnaw nest holes in trees.)