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

Shorebird Migration

With the elimination of high tide mudflats, shorebirds are forced inland to roost exposing them to a multitude of dnagers including power lines, terrestrial predators, and pollution. They are also exposed to high levels of discturbance during periods they would normally rest. Yalu jiang, China. April.
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With the elimination of high tide mudflats, shorebirds are forced inland to roost exposing them to a multitude of dnagers including power lines, terrestrial predators, and pollution. They are also exposed to high levels of discturbance during periods they would normally rest. Yalu jiang, China. April.

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Bar-tailed Godwit
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