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 "Lesser" Sandhill Crane (Grus canadensis canadensis) on its breeding grounds in Russia. This popualtion of Sandhill Cranes migrates to wintering areas in south and west Texas, New Mexico, and central and north Mexico. They concentrate briefly at many stopover areas during spring and fall migration. Many stop for up to 6 weeks in spring in the North Platte and Platte River valleys of Nebraska. Chukotka, Russia. July.
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Adult "Lesser" Sandhill Crane (Grus canadensis canadensis) on its breeding grounds in Russia. This popualtion of Sandhill Cranes migrates to wintering areas in south and west Texas, New Mexico, and central and north Mexico. They concentrate briefly at many stopover areas during spring and fall migration. Many stop for up to 6 weeks in spring in the North Platte and Platte River valleys of Nebraska. Chukotka, Russia. July.

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Chukotka
Grus canadensis
Lesser Sandhill Crane
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Sandhill Crane
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