Photo: Trumpeter swans survey the pretty Alaskan landscape

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Trumpeter swans take the cake – stretching 6 feet in length and weighing more than 25 pounds, they are North America's biggest native waterfowl and one of the world's heaviest birds to fly. But despite all that bulk, they are the epitome of grace once they've taken to the air. Thank you to SMK Photo for this gorgeous glimpse.

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