Keeps Them Down (+ 0 Miles)
After 111 miles of progress the past two days, today is a no-fly day. A cold front is moving through will soon reach the birds' location, bringing strong NNW winds and air turbulence. They will end 2008 on the ground in their Chilton County pen in Alabama.
Where are the older whoopers of the new Eastern flock as 2008 ends? The 74 birds include 21 in Florida, 4 in Georgia, 4 in South Carolina, 9 in Alabama, 10 at Hiwassee WR/Armstrong Bend in Tennessee, 7 at other locations in Tennessee, 16 still migrating and/or at currently unknown locations, and 3 birds of unknown status.
North is pleased to feature this educational adventure presented in
cooperation with the Whooping
Crane Eastern Partnership (WCEP).