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

Yukon Delta

Adult male Red Phalarope (Phalaropus fulicarius) incubating eggs on its nest. This species typically nests in moist areas of flat sedge tundra. Vegetation is usually pulled over the nest to form a canopy. Yukon Delta National Wildlife Refuge, Alaska. June.Yukon Delta National Wildlife Refuge, Alaska. June.
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Adult male Red Phalarope (Phalaropus fulicarius) incubating eggs on its nest. This species typically nests in moist areas of flat sedge tundra. Vegetation is usually pulled over the nest to form a canopy. Yukon Delta National Wildlife Refuge, Alaska. June.Yukon Delta National Wildlife Refuge, Alaska. June.

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