In this Monday, Dec. 17, 2012 photo, pelicans fly close to the water during an annual 24-hour Christmastime ritual to count birds along the Texas Gulf Coast in Mad Island, Texas. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)

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In this Monday, Dec. 17, 2012 photo, pelicans fly close to the water during an annual 24-hour Christmastime ritual to count birds along the Texas Gulf Coast in Mad Island, Texas. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
In this Monday, Dec. 17, 2012 photo, pelicans fly close to the water during an annual 24-hour Christmastime ritual to count birds along the Texas Gulf Coast in Mad Island, Texas. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
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