News Update: April 25 , 2008        Name _____________________ 

Highlights from the Migration Trail
(Teachers: Map is hotlinked for larger projection on smartboard or screen.)

Migration Map >>

Sightings Database >>

Find the latest news about the cranes. Click the tool beside the migration map. Look in the sightings database for news about each crane.

Can you find...

1. At the time you are reading this, how many of the eastern population's 72 cranes have completed migration?

2. Which state along the crane's migration pathway has had the most stop-over sites during this spring's migration?

3. Why is it important to know where the cranes stop during migration?

4. Which crane traveled to the eastern shore of Lake Michigan and then stopped because she did not want to cross?

5. On April 19th, three females and one male crane finished migration together near Necedah. How old were the cranes and which cranes were they?