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

A lightly oiled Royal Tern (Sterna maxima) fledgling on the beach waiting to be fed. The bird was oiled as a result of the BP Deepwater Horizon oil leak in the Gulf of Mexico. Raccoon Island, Terrebonne Parish, Louisiana. July 2010.
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12. Royal Tern-Vyn-000101-0154-1.tif

A lightly oiled Royal Tern (Sterna maxima) fledgling on the beach waiting to be fed. The bird was oiled as a result of the BP Deepwater Horizon oil leak in the Gulf of Mexico. Raccoon Island, Terrebonne Parish, Louisiana. July 2010.

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