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October 30, 2006: Migration Day 26
They're "winded in" at Stopover #6 in LaSalle County, IL,
where they arrived after yesterday's
Our animated map (click
here) shows the progress so
far. See "In the Classroom" below for some fun!
Journal Question: Yesterday's
62.7 mile flight took one hour and twenty-one minutes.
How many miles per hour did they fly? (They had an initial 14 mph tailwind that
dropped off to 5mph, so that helped!)
How do the pilots know the speed at which they are covering ground? Take a close
at the instrument panel to help you answer that question.
this 6-minute video from National Geographic
to get an overview of last summer's training
in Wisconsin. You'll
see beautiful views of the new Eastern
flock and learn about Operation Migration's
team. This video also will air on "Wild
Chronicles" on PBS stations the week
of November 3-10. Enjoy it with your family!
North is pleased to feature this educational adventure presented in
cooperation with the Whooping
Crane Eastern Partnership (WCEP).
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