According to his Facebook post to New York Birders,it was present at Veterans pier for ten minutes before flying off towards Staten Island. Maybe it will come back.Veterans Pier is at the end of Brooklyn Bay Ridge Ave ,thru the tunnel under the Belt Parkway.
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Subject: another COMMON/MEW Gull in Brooklyn From: Shane Blodgett Date: Mon, 9 Feb 2015 17:31:55 +0000 (UTC) X-Message-Number: 3 There was a different first-winter Common/Mew (not certain of subspecies yet) roosting with ~ 400 RBGU and 1 BOGU on Veteran's Memorial Pier in Brooklyn (Kings County) this morning. First seen about 11:20 it was on the pier for about 10 minutes before taking off and flying (more like sailing in the stiff NE wind) towards Staten Island where I eventually lost it. I spent another 15 minutes shivering to see if it would return but it did not. I will post pictures ASAP. Shane BlodgettBrooklyn NY
Subject: new COMMON/MEW photos From: Shane Blodgett Date: Mon, 9 Feb 2015 18:26:32 +0000 (UTC) X-Message-Number: 5 Still trying to work out subspecies-input appreciated-plumage is a bit advanced actually for a first winter and I'm wondering if it is a delayed 2nd winter