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

Adult male Willow Ptarmigan vocalizing in spring. Males retain the white body plumage of winter and molt the head and neck feathers to the russet brown during the spring courtship period. Seward Peninsula, Alaska.
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Adult male Willow Ptarmigan vocalizing in spring. Males retain the white body plumage of winter and molt the head and neck feathers to the russet brown during the spring courtship period. Seward Peninsula, Alaska.

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Alaska
Lagopus lagopus
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Seward Peninsula
Willow Ptarmigan
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grouse
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