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

Aerial view of a raft of courting adult Common Murres (Uria aalge). Murres assemble in large, noisy rafts adjacent to nesting cliffs prior to nesting. Duck Island, Alaska. June.
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Aerial view of a raft of courting adult Common Murres (Uria aalge). Murres assemble in large, noisy rafts adjacent to nesting cliffs prior to nesting. Duck Island, Alaska. June.

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