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

field biologist Egor Loktionov searching for Spoon-billed Sandpiper nests in coastal moraine hills during the species quiet incubation period. The species only breeds on a narrow coastal strip where the vegetation is appropriate (due to coastal weather) and feeding areas are close by (spits and coastal lagoons). Though their historical range covered a long coastline from Northern Chukotka  to Kamchatka, their distribution is very spotty because of these specific habitat needs. Chukotka, Russia. July.
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field biologist Egor Loktionov searching for Spoon-billed Sandpiper nests in coastal moraine hills during the species quiet incubation period. The species only breeds on a narrow coastal strip where the vegetation is appropriate (due to coastal weather) and feeding areas are close by (spits and coastal lagoons). Though their historical range covered a long coastline from Northern Chukotka to Kamchatka, their distribution is very spotty because of these specific habitat needs. Chukotka,...
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