2. Shellfish collector at dawn-Vyn-140430-0151.jpg
A shellfish collector on the intertidal mudlats of the industrialized Yalu Estuary in China's Yellow Sea. Reclamation of mudlflats and pollution threaten both human subsistence and the migratory stopover location for the entire North American population of Bar-tailed Godwits. This is the gowits only stop on a northward migration from New Zealand to Alaska. Yalu Estuary, China. May.