Violaceous Trogon, Panama, 2010

Lazy Mondays: Trogonidae


Generally, a lazy bird is a dead bird, but some birds are less . .. energetic . . . than others. The Adélie Penguin, the last Bird of the Week, is always busy. By contrast, the Trogons, at least the Neotropical Trogons that WC has seen, are remarkably sedentary. And remarkably beautiful. There are about…