Record Tied (+0
November 11, 2006: Migration Day 38
moved through Boone County last night, leaving howling winds behind
to keep the team down another day.Today
ties the all-time record for consecutive down days. That was set
when the team stood down for 8 days in Morgan County, Indiana. (That's
the next stopover after Boone).
is the whooping crane chick and which is the sandhill crane?
What are the differences? These are captive cranes at ICF
in Wisconsin. Photo WCEP.
Journal Question: Many other members of the eastern
migratory flock of whooping cranes have also begun their
fall migrations, pushed out of their summer homes
Wisconsin by the first blast of wintry air to hit the upper
Midwest. Radio signals from their leg bands help trackers
follow their progress. Why do you think these "experienced"
birds are being tracked?
Math: What is the total distance flown so far?
Figure the average daily distance this migration is covering.
(You also did this on Day
12 and Day
20. Explain why answers vary.)
North is pleased to feature this educational adventure presented in
cooperation with the Whooping
Crane Eastern Partnership (WCEP).
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