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

A flock of long distance migrant Great Knots (Calidris tenuirostris) fly in front of an afternoon sun turned orange by air pollution. Great Knot populations have been steadily decling due to ahbitat loss in the Yellow Sea. Yalu jiang, China. April.
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A flock of long distance migrant Great Knots (Calidris tenuirostris) fly in front of an afternoon sun turned orange by air pollution. Great Knot populations have been steadily decling due to ahbitat loss in the Yellow Sea. Yalu jiang, China. April.

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