A pod of four dolphins has been hanging around San Francisco, ranging from the Marina, out the Golden Gate, and around by Seal Rock. At least, that’s where I’ve been seeing them for the last several weeks. I have to say that taking good photos of an aquatic animal that surfaces for a couple of seconds is tough.
This dolphin is between Fort Point and the fishing pier, heading out towards the Golden Gate Bridge:
This one is a little farther out, traveling from right to left:
In the background is Fort Mason, the tall ship Balclutha moored at the San Francisco Maritime National Historic Park, and the Bay Bridge. That building behind the Balclutha is actually a cruise ship docked at Pier 35.
These dolphins are passing in the foreground of Alcatraz:
Over by the Marina I found a regatta leaving the marina proper and heading into the bay; that’s the Golden Gate Bridge in the background:
Here they are passing in front of Alcatraz: