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

Spoon-billed Sandpiper

A Red-necked Stint lies dead on mudflats shared with Spoon-billed Sandpipers as the result of pollution. This bird, less than a year old, had travelled thousands of miles from its arctic breeding grounds. Saemangeum, South Korea. October.
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A Red-necked Stint lies dead on mudflats shared with Spoon-billed Sandpipers as the result of pollution. This bird, less than a year old, had travelled thousands of miles from its arctic breeding grounds. Saemangeum, South Korea. October.

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Calidris ruficollis
East Asian Australasian Flyway
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South Korea
Yellow Sea
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juvenile
migration
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