Migration Day 22
"cockpit" of Joe's ultralight.
Photo Wayne Kryduba.
Windy in Indy
Winds have stalled the migration at 393.1 miles. Before
the sun rose this morning, the crew in Morgan County knew this would
be a "no-fly" day. The rush of northward air rattled the
dry oak leaves over over their parked RV's. This
wind announced they were standing
down another day.
crane viewers will have to wait to see the cranes in person at the
next stop: Muscatatuck
NWR in Jennings County, IN. But today EVERYONE can
view migration video clips on The
Weather Channel! Operation Migration
and The Weather Channel
team up starting today to bring you weekly video highlights. What
a great way to end the week!
Why not save the gas for driving to Jennings County to see
send the gas money to support the migration? Each of the aproximately
1200 miles costs $184.00. Sponsor a mile, half-mile or quarter
mile. But ANY amount of money helps:
buys 50 pounds of Crane Chow.
$32.00 buys 5,000 mealworms for Robo-crane to dispense.
fills the fuel tank of one ultralight, which brings
bout 3 hours of flight time.
Migration's Website or call their office
at 1-800-675-2618.to find out how to give!
our map or make your own with this migration data.
map to enlarge.)
a Migration Journal
Question: In three weeks of migration, what do
you call the best day? The worst day? (See a list of reports
What migration milestones are you looking forward to?
Math: The ground support crew will drive
almost 1700 miles on the migration. The pilots and birds
will fly about 1225 miles by the time the birds are home
free. What's the difference, and why the difference?
Journey North is pleased to feature this educational
adventure presented in cooperation with the Whooping
Crane Eastern Partnership (WCEP).
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