White-crowned Sparrow

A Little Beyond Bliss: The Hagerman Bird Festival


Bird festivals are a peculiar institution of birders, a kind of tribal gathering for fans of birdwatching. There are dozens, maybe hundreds of them scattered around the world. The first of the calendar year in Idaho is the Hagerman Bird Festival in delightful Hagerman, Idaho. Hagerman is just a ways past Bliss. Really. You just…