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

Spoon-billed Sandpipers typically lay 4 eggs in a shallow cup among sedges, moss, and other small plants like crowberry. Finding one is like finding a needle in a haystack  they are incredibly difficult to see. During a period dominated by heavy winds, Gerrit Vyn spent three days in a blind meters from this nest watching and filming the chicks as they hatched and left the nest for good. Chukotka, Russia. July.
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Spoon-billed Sandpipers typically lay 4 eggs in a shallow cup among sedges, moss, and other small plants like crowberry. Finding one is like finding a needle in a haystack  they are incredibly difficult to see. During a period dominated by heavy winds, Gerrit Vyn spent three days in a blind meters from this nest watching and filming the chicks as they hatched and left the nest for good. Chukotka, Russia. July.

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Keywords:
Chukotka
Eurynorhynchus pygmeus
Meinypilgyno
Menypilgyno
Russia
Spoon-billed Sandpiper
bird
breeding
habitat
landscape
male
nest
shorebird
wader