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

Last Days with Spoon-billed Sandpipers
From here on out, each time I see a Spoon-billed Sandpiper, I wonder if it will be my last. Most of the adults who failed to breed have departed and the few that remain are quietly leading hungry, growing chicks through a landscape under constant aerial surveillance by predatory gulls, jaegers and ravens. One male […]
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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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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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Sharp-tailed Grouse
Getting up at 5:00 in the morning and hiking in the dark to a cold cramped blind is [...]
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Tall Grass
The area around Pierre and Ft. Pierre National Grassland in South Dakota is quickly [...]
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Kansas
I spent the last few days in extreme southwest Kansas visiting the Cimarron National [...]
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Gunnison Sage-Grouse
Huddled in our blind on a cold dark morning we felt certain the Golden Eagle would [...]
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Gunnison Sage-Grouse and Snowy Sage
This morning was spent scouting a Gunnison Sage-Grouse lek where David Brown and I [...]
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