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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A heavily oiled juvenile Brown Pelican (Pelecanus occidentalis) sits in a mangove in the nesting colony it was born in. Birds like this have little chance of survival as they attempt to make the transition to a life of feeding themselves at sea. Raccoon Island, Terrebonne Parish, Louisiana. July 2010.
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A heavily oiled juvenile Brown Pelican (Pelecanus occidentalis) sits in a mangove in the nesting colony it was born in. Birds like this have little chance of survival as they attempt to make the transition to a life of feeding themselves at sea. Raccoon Island, Terrebonne Parish, Louisiana. July 2010.

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