Dark-Eyed Junko. Photo ©Erika Burkhalter. All photos taken with a Nikon Z9 and the NIKKOR Z 100–400mm f/4.5–5.6 VR S lens.

Dark-Eyed Junko at my Fountain

A snowbird in my garden, photographed with my new Nikon Z9 and the NIKKOR Z 100–400mm f/4.5–5.6 VR S lens

Retirees are not the only snowbirds heading south each winter. Natives of the Western mountains of Canada, the Dark-eyed Junko also heads for warmer climes as soon as the snow…

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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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