Photo by Rashah McChesney/Peninsula Clarion A cormorant takes flight over the Kenai River on Thursday May 14, 2015 near Sterling, Alaska. The bird was one of more than 60 seen by birders during a float trip that kicked off a weekend of events for the Kenai Birding Festival.

Photo by Rashah McChesney/Peninsula Clarion A cormorant takes flight over the Kenai River on Thursday May 14, 2015 near Sterling, Alaska. The bird was one of more than 60 seen by birders during a float trip that kicked off a weekend of events for the Kenai Birding Festival.

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