Too Windy and Rainy (+0
October 28, 2006: Migration Day 24
Wind and rain in Winnebago County, IL are preventing take-off
from Stopover #5 for the fourth day.
The "ultra-cranes" may
be grounded, but their wild
cousins are not!
From the Texas wildlife refuge where they have already been arriving
after a 2,500-mile journey from Canada, Tom
have perfect migration conditions today (NW winds at 20-30 mph
and more cranes should
Journal Question: Brooke said: "By far the most
difficult thing about flying with the birds is NOT flying with
the birds." What do you think he meant? (What do you think
are the difficulties on no-fly days?)
North is pleased to feature this educational adventure presented in
cooperation with the Whooping
Crane Eastern Partnership (WCEP).
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