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

Gulf Oil Spill

Oiled Brown Pelicans (Pelecanus occidentalis) sitting on a beach behind an oil covered boom. This nesting colony is teh largest in Louisiana and was heavily oiled by the BP spill. Raccoon Island, Terrebonne Parish, Louisiana. July 2010.
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Oiled Brown Pelicans (Pelecanus occidentalis) sitting on a beach behind an oil covered boom. This nesting colony is teh largest in Louisiana and was heavily oiled by the BP spill. Raccoon Island, Terrebonne Parish, Louisiana. July 2010.

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