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

As soon as male Spoon-billed Sandpipers arrive on the breeding grounds they begin vocalizing and pursuing mates.  Males often stand alert patrolling their territory and keep an eye on their female.  Chukotka, Russia. June.
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As soon as male Spoon-billed Sandpipers arrive on the breeding grounds they begin vocalizing and pursuing mates. Males often stand alert patrolling their territory and keep an eye on their female. Chukotka, Russia. June.

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Keywords:
Chukotka
Eurynorhynchus pygmeus
Meinypilgyno
Menypilgyno
Russia
Spoon-billed Sandpiper
bird
breeding
calling
courtship
male
shorebird
vocalizing
wader