Butterfly Dreams
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Butterfly Dreams

“Hi. I’m ‘Big Red.’ I rule the fountain.” Photo ©Erika Burkhalter

Splish, Splash, Taking a Bath. A Tale of Two Hummingbirds at My Garden Fountain.

Zooming in with my new Nikon 100–400mm (ƒ4–5.6) VR S lens

The screeching and dive-bombing go on all day long. “Big Red,” the dominant male Allen’s Hummingbird spends most of his time darting back and forth from his perch in the nearby orange tree to the feeder and back again to the tree…




Butterfly Dreams is a collection of Erika Burkhalter’s poetry, photography and musings about nature and life.

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Erika Burkhalter

Erika Burkhalter

Photographer, yogi, cat-mom, lover of travel and nature, spreading amazement for Mother Earth, one photo, poem or story at a time. (MA Yoga, MS Neuropsychology)

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