RAY and YAY Complete Migration to Canada
We are so excited that RAY and YAY completed their migrations and have arrived in Wood Buffalo! It was a great winter of collecting wintering ground information on these two cranes, and now to have the migration information as well is phenomenal. We're looking forward to learning more about how these two cranes use the breeding grounds:
This computer Screen shows the two cranes' migration routes on a generic map of the US. RAY is in red, YAY is in yellow. Even at a distance you can see how similar their migration paths were.
The transmitters are expected to last 3-5 years, so we will get at least a few more migrations worth of data on both these cranes (as well as wintering and summering information)!