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

Flock of adult Brant (Branta bernicla) molting on a shallow lake in the Teshekpuk Lake Special Area. Up to 1/3 of the Brant in the Pacific flyway molt in this area threatened by oil development every year. National Petroleum Reserve, Alaska. July.
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Flock of adult Brant (Branta bernicla) molting on a shallow lake in the Teshekpuk Lake Special Area. Up to 1/3 of the Brant in the Pacific flyway molt in this area threatened by oil development every year. National Petroleum Reserve, Alaska. July.

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Teshekpuk Lake Special Area
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