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 Brown Pelicans (Pelecanus occidentalis) roosting on Queen Bess Island in Barataria Bay. The nesting colony on this island was heavily impacted by the Gulf oil spill. Response vessels are seen in teh background. Jefferson Parish, Louisiana. July 2010.
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Adult Brown Pelicans (Pelecanus occidentalis) roosting on Queen Bess Island in Barataria Bay. The nesting colony on this island was heavily impacted by the Gulf oil spill. Response vessels are seen in teh background. Jefferson Parish, Louisiana. July 2010.

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