Gerrit Vyn Photography –

Gerrit Vyn is a conservation and wildlife photographer and cinematographer dedicated to telling the stories of endangered animals and habitats. He is a producer for the Cornell Lab of Ornithology and a fellow of the International League of Conservation Photographers

Asian Poaching and Subsistence

A dead Marsh Sandpiper hangs in a poachers mist net in Guangdong Province, China. Hunters trap birds during migration but leave their nets up year-round indiscriminately killing many birds. Qiantangzhen, China. March.
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A dead Marsh Sandpiper hangs in a poachers mist net in Guangdong Province, China. Hunters trap birds during migration but leave their nets up year-round indiscriminately killing many birds. Qiantangzhen, China. March.

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