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

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Adult male Buff-breasted Sandpiper (Tryngites subruficollis) in breeding plumage giving the "wing-up display" or wing waving. This behavior is mostly used by males to attract females. Bathurst Island, Nunavut, Canada. June.
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Adult male Buff-breasted Sandpiper (Tryngites subruficollis) in breeding plumage giving the "wing-up display" or wing waving. This behavior is mostly used by males to attract females. Bathurst Island, Nunavut, Canada. June.

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