Migratory seabirds abound in the Bay Area in the winter months. And they are much more approachable than the migratory seabirds we get along the Rio Grande, in New Mexico. It must be that they are exposed to so many people, in that very populous area.
The following photos were taken along a waterway that runs through a fancy subdivision on Bay Island, Alameda.
Below are photos from San Leandro Bay.