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

The Living Bird Book is Out!
My first major photography book project, created for the 100 year anniversary of the Cornell Lab of Ornithology, is now available wherever books are sold! The Living Bird features original essays by Barbara Kingsolver, Jared Diamond, John W. Fitzpatrick, Lyanda Lynn Haupt, and Scott Weidensaul, and more than 250 of my images, illustrating more than 100 North American […]
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Platte River Sandhill Cranes
Every year more then 500,000 cranes stop along the Platte River in central Nebraska [...]
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Join me March 19th at the DC Environmental Film Festival
Attention DC friends – I will be attending the Environmental Film Festival in [...]
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San Francisco Ocean Film Fest Selections
I’m honored to have two of my short films selected for screening at the [...]
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Gerrit Presenting at Harvard on January 6
I will be giving a presentation to the Nuttall Ornithological Club at Harvard on [...]
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Last Days with Spoon-billed Sandpipers
From here on out, each time I see a Spoon-billed Sandpiper, I wonder if it will be [...]
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An Evening with Spoon-billed Sandpipers
Last night the winds were relatively calm and the sun was shining for the first time [...]
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Meynypil’gyno
After seeing the state of life in Anadyr and being warned by the Russian security [...]
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Black-necked Stilts
Here’s a short video I shot in Louisiana at Audubon’s Rainey reserve this past [...]
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Snow Goose Migration
Snow Goose Migration is in full swing in many places across North America. There is [...]
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Magazine Covers this Month
A few magazine covers to share this month. The cover of Living Bird magazine shows a [...]
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Arctic National Wildlife Refuge 50th Anniversary
The Arctic National Wildlife Refuge is located in one of the least protected and [...]
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Beaches and Birds
I started my morning on the formerly stark white beaches of the Gulf Islands [...]
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