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

Araripe Manakin

Despite the male Araripe Manakin's flashy plumage and conspicuous behavior, it went unnoticed by science until 1996. Biologist Weber Silva was there as a co-discoverer and has dedicated his life to studying the bird and protecting the forest. Along with the NGO Aquasis, Weber works to understand the birds needs and build support for it's conservation in the local community.
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Despite the male Araripe Manakin's flashy plumage and conspicuous behavior, it went unnoticed by science until 1996. Biologist Weber Silva was there as a co-discoverer and has dedicated his life to studying the bird and protecting the forest. Along with the NGO Aquasis, Weber works to understand the birds needs and build support for it's conservation in the local community.

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Brazil
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