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

Dike construction behind the 33 km long Saemangeum Seawall. This used to be  one of the most productive estuarine systems in the Yellow Sea and was critical migratory stopover habitat for the Spoon-billed Sandpiper and other migratory bird species. Saemangeum, South Korea. October.
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Dike construction behind the 33 km long Saemangeum Seawall. This used to be one of the most productive estuarine systems in the Yellow Sea and was critical migratory stopover habitat for the Spoon-billed Sandpiper and other migratory bird species. Saemangeum, South Korea. October.

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Keywords:
East Asian Australasian Flyway
ROK
Road
Saemangeum
South Korea
Yellow Sea
development
habitat loss
intertidal zone
mudflats
reclamation