Sunday, February 7, 2016

Good gulls

Subject: Glaucous Gull and Black-headed Gull(s?) - Brooklyn
From: Rob Bate <>
Date: Sat, 6 Feb 2016 07:38:55 -0500
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Yesterday afternoon a Glaucous Gull was seen resting on a piling at Bush
Terminal Park (43rd St & 1st Ave) in Brooklyn.  A Black-headed Gull was
resting with a flock of Ring-bill Gulls on the berm between the two
impoundment ponds there as well.  Bobbie Manian reported a Blackheaded Gull
by Pier 5 in Brooklyn Bridge Park at nearly the same time though we
couldn't confirm that these were two different gulls - poor photos are
being examined to see if we can distinguish two different BHGUs.
The Glaucous Gull and Black-headed Gull have been in the area for the last
few days either at BTP, BBP or 58th st (parking pier for the water taxi and
Rob Bate