We headed out on a sunny February afternoon with Modern Sailing School. In our first leg between Angel Island and Alcatraz, we spotted some seabirds and some California sea lions resting on the shipping lane buoys.
As we headed behind Angel Island towards Raccoon Strait, there were plenty of porpoises feeding in the calm waters.
We spotted several calves staying close to their moms.
Sea lions were hanging out in Raccoon Strait as well, including one particularly curious individual. We also spotted some pelicans, a relatively rare sight in San Francisco during the winter. Hopefully a breeding colony will reestablish in the bay soon.
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