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

Birds of the Yellow Sea Video
The intertidal mudflats of the Yellow Sea contain the most important stopover sites for migratory shorebirds in the East Asian-Australasian Flyway – a flyway that has transported birds from breeding grounds in the Russian and Alaskan Arctic to wintering areas in Southern Asia, Australia and New Zealand for hundreds of thousands of years. The productivity […]
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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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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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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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Arctic National Wildlife Refuge 50th Anniversary
The Arctic National Wildlife Refuge is located in one of the least protected and [...]
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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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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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Ivory Gull Article
My feature story on the status of the enigmatic Ivory Gull, “The Allure of the [...]
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