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

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Adult Herring Gull (Larus argentatus) in basic (winter) plumage vocalizing. Bird is producing the "Long Call", consisting of several repeated notes produced while bird lowers and then elevates head. This call is given in several contexts. In this case it was given after a bout of aggression. Tompkins County, New York. December.
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Adult Herring Gull (Larus argentatus) in basic (winter) plumage vocalizing. Bird is producing the "Long Call", consisting of several repeated notes produced while bird lowers and then elevates head. This call is given in several contexts. In this case it was given after a bout of aggression. Tompkins County, New York. December.

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