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

Shellfish harvesters on the mudflats at Rudong, China. Besides being important to human livelihoods these mudflats are the last remaining place in the Yellow Sea where the critically endangered Spoon-billed Sandpiper stops on migration. The mudflats are being quickly lost to development.
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Shellfish harvesters on the mudflats at Rudong, China. Besides being important to human livelihoods these mudflats are the last remaining place in the Yellow Sea where the critically endangered Spoon-billed Sandpiper stops on migration. The mudflats are being quickly lost to development.

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Keywords:
China
East Asian Australasian Flyway
Jiangsu Rudong
Rudong
Yellow Sea
development
energy
habitat loss
intertidal zone
man
mudflats
shellfish collector
subsistence
wind turbine