News Update: May 2 , 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. Three "missing" Class of 2007 chicks reached home this week. Which ones?

2. Crane #706 finished his migration one day before his first birthday. What a year he has had! Write a paragraph to tell his story.

3. Which crane pair thrilled everyone by incubating on a nest starting on April 9 or 10? How old are the parents-to-be?

4. It's difficult to reintroduce a species. The goal for the new Eastern flock is 25 breeding pairs from 125 cranes by 2020. Do you think they'll make it? Why or why not?