"All five (#3-10, 9-10, 15-10, 16-10 and 17-10) of
the Class of 2010's Chass chicks are waiting
out some rainy weather along with adult #827, who dropped
in on Feb. 21 when his two buddies left on migration, " reports
Eva. They showed some restlessness to go on March 27 but
then the weather changed. Here's a look at the weather
on March 30 and 31. Click to see April 1 weather too.
cranes are waiting for a clear day and winds from the south,
and we'll see what happens when the weather delivers!
tracking field Manager Eva is
with the Chass Five this winter. She will track them back to
remaining three (5-10, 6-10, and 10-10) are
still waiting, and this week's weather was no temptation. Always a joker,
Brooke recently told a Heather: "They're
starting to get that look. They
all seem to look skyward and tilt their heads, as if they're picking up
a faint radio frequency that only they can hear... they're doing that more
will they leave? Stay tuned!
St. Marks crane cam to visit the wintering crane-kids! and
check the St. Marks crane cam. (NOTE:
The feed is not a streaming, continuous feed. Instead, the image refreshes
every few seconds. It is best viewed with Firefox, Chrome, or Safari. Internet
Explorer does not behave properly.)
Migration's Brooke Pennypacker
leads the winter team that is monitoring the five
young cranes at St. Marks NWR.