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

Young American Flamingos (Phoenicopterus ruber) feeding. Young flamingos quickly<br />
learn to feed themselves but rely<br />
on adults for most of their nourishment<br />
when they are young. Rio Lagartos Biosphere Reserve, Yucutan, Mexico. August.
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Young American Flamingos (Phoenicopterus ruber) feeding. Young flamingos quickly
learn to feed themselves but rely
on adults for most of their nourishment
when they are young. Rio Lagartos Biosphere Reserve, Yucutan, Mexico. August.

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