A few weeks ago, I traveled through Elkhorn Slough in a large pontoon boat that can probably hold up to 30 people.
Workers from the National Marine Sanctuary kept a close eye on visitors to ensure the wildlife are not disturbed.
We spotted Brandt's Cormorants that have occupied a wooden pier.
A raft of sea lions invaded a man-made island. Their overcrowded quarter appears to be quite uncomfortable.
Whereas these sea lions with plenty of elbow room live harmoniously with the pelicans.
A group of sea otters have not a care in the world, just a simple life to lie in the water and enjoy their seafood meals.