Painted: June 12, 2016
Climate Threat: Despite its name and proclivity to humans (and their trash cans), Laughing Gulls breed in isolation along the Atlantic and Gulf Coast salt marshes. Smaller flocks of the species have begun to move farther inland, as they're forecasted to see a 58 percent lose of their summer range along the coast by 2080
About the Artist: Simon (sfa) Aredondo, Dominican-American street artist, writer and jack-of-all-trades, is a New York-based artist with 20 years of creating. He was raised in Washington Heights and Inwood. Follow him on Instagram.
The Artist on the Mural: “My son loves seagulls, so I wanted to paint a gull!”