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 Nene or Hawaiian Goose (Branta sandvicensis). The Nene evolved from the Canada Goose, which likely migrated to the Hawaiian islands 500,000 years ago, shortly after the island of Hawaiʻi was formed. It is the world's rarest goose. Hawaii. April.
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Adult Nene or Hawaiian Goose (Branta sandvicensis). The Nene evolved from the Canada Goose, which likely migrated to the Hawaiian islands 500,000 years ago, shortly after the island of Hawaiʻi was formed. It is the world's rarest goose. Hawaii. April.

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