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

Sunset and roosting birds at Raccoon Island, a barrier island off the Louisana coast. This island is a critical location for nesting and migratoy birds and is rapdily eroding due to a lack of sediment caused by the channelization of the Mississippi River. Isles Dernieres, Terrebonne Parish, Louisiana. October.
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Sunset and roosting birds at Raccoon Island, a barrier island off the Louisana coast. This island is a critical location for nesting and migratoy birds and is rapdily eroding due to a lack of sediment caused by the channelization of the Mississippi River. Isles Dernieres, Terrebonne Parish, Louisiana. October.

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Keywords:
Brown Pelican
Double-crested Cormorant
Gulf of Mexico
Isles Dernieres
Larus argentatus
Larus atricilla
Laughing Gull
Louisiana
Pelecanus occidentalis
Phalacrocorax auritus
Raccoon Island
Terrebonne Parish
barrier island
bird
coast
flock
landscape
roost
roosting
scenic
sunset