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

Yukon Delta

A male Bar-tailed Godwit (Limosa lapponica) of the Alaskan subspecies L. l. baueri stands alert near its nest. After breeding, the entire Alaskan population of this species stages for its long distance migration to New Zealand on the coastal mudlfats of the Yukon Delta. Yukon Delta National Wildlife Refuge, Alaska. June.
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A male Bar-tailed Godwit (Limosa lapponica) of the Alaskan subspecies L. l. baueri stands alert near its nest. After breeding, the entire Alaskan population of this species stages for its long distance migration to New Zealand on the coastal mudlfats of the Yukon Delta. Yukon Delta National Wildlife Refuge, Alaska. June.

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