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

The endangered Far Eastern Curlew (Numenius madagascariensis) is rapidly declining due to loss of habitat along its migratory route in the Yellow Sea. The Geum Estuary in South Korea is a key remaining location for this species. Geum Estuary, South Korea. October.
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The endangered Far Eastern Curlew (Numenius madagascariensis) is rapidly declining due to loss of habitat along its migratory route in the Yellow Sea. The Geum Estuary in South Korea is a key remaining location for this species. Geum Estuary, South Korea. October.

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Keywords:
East Asian Australasian Flyway
Eurasian Curlew
Far Eastern Curlew
Geum Estuary
Numenius madagascariensis
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South Korea
Yellow Sea
Yubu Island
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endangered species
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