Day Due to Wild Winds(+0
October 27, 2008: Migration Day 11
production of wind is over the top," reports Liz Condie from the
migration Stopover #2. Light snow showers
by take-off time and blustery winds mean Down Day # 9. But jump
in the pilot's seat
with Chris to enjoy the video clip of #814's close flight
5! What was the young crane's reward after flapping hard
to gain altitude? You'll see as you watch the
What was #814's reward for gaining altitude? Why do
you think the cranes would want to fly close
today's video clip?
wrote predictions about what to expect in crane #810's
place over this past weekend! Scroll to the bottom
bio page for the latest news.
No one knows for sure. . .but do
you think these cranes might feel a connection?
after sunrise the winds were
11 mph out of the WNW on the ground but gusting
up to 40 mph aloft. How much faster are today's winds aloft
than on the ground? Why do you think it's windier aloft?
Chris Gullikson, a weather expert, is predicts a
70-30 chance that they'll fly tomorrow
to Stopover #3 in Salk
As forecasts stood this morning, he thinks
the odds are 80-20 in favor of flying on the next
too! Fingers crossed.)
North is pleased to feature this educational adventure presented in
cooperation with the Whooping
Crane Eastern Partnership (WCEP).