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

Bathurst Island, Canadian Arctic

Female Snowy Owl (Bubo scandiacus) returning to nest in flight. The brood patch, an area of bare skin used to warm eggs and chicks, is clearly visible. Bathurst Island, Nunavut, Canada. June.
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11. Snowy Owl-Vyn-080625-0097.tif

Female Snowy Owl (Bubo scandiacus) returning to nest in flight. The brood patch, an area of bare skin used to warm eggs and chicks, is clearly visible. Bathurst Island, Nunavut, Canada. June.

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