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

Long-tailed Jaeger (Stercorarius longicaudus) on its nest incubating eggs. Both sexes incubate and each sex has two brood patches. Incubating birds hold each egg between one foot and a corresponding brood patch. Yukon Delta National Wildlife Refuge, Alaska. May.
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Long-tailed Jaeger (Stercorarius longicaudus) on its nest incubating eggs. Both sexes incubate and each sex has two brood patches. Incubating birds hold each egg between one foot and a corresponding brood patch. Yukon Delta National Wildlife Refuge, Alaska. May.

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Alaska
Long-tailed Jaeger
Stercorarius longicaudus
YK Delta
Yukon Delta National Wildlife Refuge
Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta
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incubating
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parental care
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