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

Yellow Sea

A flock of Far=eastern Curlews comming to roost in South Korea's Geum Estuary. This estuary, flanked by industrial development is the last remaing high quality habitat for Spoon-billed Sandpipers and other long distance migrant shorebirds in the ROK. October.
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A flock of Far=eastern Curlews comming to roost in South Korea's Geum Estuary. This estuary, flanked by industrial development is the last remaing high quality habitat for Spoon-billed Sandpipers and other long distance migrant shorebirds in the ROK. October.

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Keywords:
Dunlin
East Asian Australasian Flyway
Far Eastern Curlew
Geum Estuary
Numenius americanus
Numenius madagascariensis
RAMSAR site
ROK
South Korea
Yellow Sea
Yubu Island
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development
endangered species
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industry
intertidal zone
migration
mud flat
pollution
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shorebird
smoke stack
threatened
tidal
wader
wetland loss
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