Gerrit Vyn Photography

Gerrit Vyn is a wildlife and conservation photographer and cinematographer best known for his work documenting endangered birds and covering conservation stories around the world for the Cornell Lab of Ornithology. Assignment and stock photography. Photographic instruction and workshops. Author. Public speaker. Cinematographer and producer.

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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Birds and Oil Booms
I had a great moment this evening while traveling along the Alabama coast. I came [...]
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Alabama Coast
I visited several areas today around Gulf Shores on the south side of Mobile Bay. As [...]
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Gulf Oil
Like most, I have watched the BP oil leak from afar – feeling a mix of anger at the [...]
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Gray’s Harbor Shorebirds
Here are a few new photos from the shorebird migration at Gray’s Harbor, Washington [...]
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Great Horned Owls
Last night I was camped out along a rugged logging road deep in the boreal forest of [...]
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Yellow-billed Loon
I have begun the long and tedious task of scanning my historical slide archive and [...]
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Gerrit and Grouse on Morning Edition
I had the opportunity to appear on NPR’s Morning Edition this week. You can see some [...]
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Ivory Gull Article
My feature story on the status of the enigmatic Ivory Gull, “The Allure of the [...]
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White-nose Syndrome
White-nose Syndrome is a mysterious disease that is currently decimating bat [...]
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