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 male Spoon-billed Sandpiper brooding chicks on the nest. Adults are on a constant lookout for aerial predators in this exposed environment (gulls and jaegers). Chukotka, Russia. July.
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Adult male Spoon-billed Sandpiper brooding chicks on the nest. Adults are on a constant lookout for aerial predators in this exposed environment (gulls and jaegers). Chukotka, Russia. July.

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