Another no-fly day. Joe Duff said the heavy fog had not lifted as of 11:30 am, and they'd have to stay in Terrell County, GA yet another day. This morning's weather map showed dense fog over much of the southern U.S. Find the cranes' location and you'll see they were in the thick of it!
Out of 71 migration days, only 18 have been suitable for travel. The team is exhausted and funds are short. Individual cranes are often trucked from one stopover to the next. So, why not drive all of the birds the short distance remaining? This is a common question. Joe Duff explains why he believes it's so important for cranes to fly the migration route themselves.
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