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

Newly hatched Spoon-billed Sandpiper chick. If it survives, within a couple of months this young bird will migrate on its own to wintering grounds 6000km away. Chukotka, Russia. July.
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Newly hatched Spoon-billed Sandpiper chick. If it survives, within a couple of months this young bird will migrate on its own to wintering grounds 6000km away. Chukotka, Russia. July.

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Keywords:
Chukotka
Eurynorhynchus pygmeus
Meinypilgyno
Menypilgyno
Russia
Spoon-billed Sandpiper
bird
breeding
chick
shorebird
wader
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