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 female brown variant Gyrfalcon (Falco rusticolus) brooding chicks on a nest. The nest was built in previous seasons by a Rough-legged Hawk and/or Common Raven. Seward Peninsula, Alaska. May.
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Adult female brown variant Gyrfalcon (Falco rusticolus) brooding chicks on a nest. The nest was built in previous seasons by a Rough-legged Hawk and/or Common Raven. Seward Peninsula, Alaska. May.

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