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

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Adult male Willow Ptarmigan (Lagopus lagopus) vocalizing in spring. Males retain the white body plumage of winter plumage and molt the head and neck feathers to the russet brown summer plumage during the spring courtship period. Seward Peninsula, Alaska. May.
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Adult male Willow Ptarmigan (Lagopus lagopus) vocalizing in spring. Males retain the white body plumage of winter plumage and molt the head and neck feathers to the russet brown summer plumage during the spring courtship period. Seward Peninsula, Alaska. May.

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