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

Brant foraging on aquatic eel grass in Izembek Lagoon, Alaska. Izembek Lagoon holds some of the largest eelgrass beds in the world and is critically important to  migratory birds, especailly Brant. Virtually the entire world population of Pacific Black Brant use the lagoon each fall to feed adn fatten up for their 3000 mile, nonstop migration to the west coast of North America and Mexico.
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Brant foraging on aquatic eel grass in Izembek Lagoon, Alaska. Izembek Lagoon holds some of the largest eelgrass beds in the world and is critically important to migratory birds, especailly Brant. Virtually the entire world population of Pacific Black Brant use the lagoon each fall to feed adn fatten up for their 3000 mile, nonstop migration to the west coast of North America and Mexico.

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Keywords:
Alaska
Brant
Brant feeding on eel grass
Branta bernicla
Cold Bay
eel grass
feeding
izembek National Wildlife Refuge
public land