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

"Lesser" Sandhill Cranes (Grus canadensis) riding thermals in migration along the Alaska Range near Mt. McKinley. These birds are from the mid-continent population that nest across  Northcentral Canada through Northern and Western Alaska and across the Bering Sea to Russian Siberia. Many follow a migration route that takes them through Denali National Park. Denali National Park, Alaska. September.
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"Lesser" Sandhill Cranes (Grus canadensis) riding thermals in migration along the Alaska Range near Mt. McKinley. These birds are from the mid-continent population that nest across Northcentral Canada through Northern and Western Alaska and across the Bering Sea to Russian Siberia. Many follow a migration route that takes them through Denali National Park. Denali National Park, Alaska. September.

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