Skipping a Stop!
January 5, 2010: Migration Day 74
was today's lead pilot.
Heather Ray, Operation Migration
pilots and birds got airborne! With good winds helping them
along, They skipped
right over Walker County and continued to Chilton County, Alabama — for
another 111 miles of progress. They've now come 813 miles total.
And here's more good news: tomorrow looks favorable for flying.
Lowndes County, here they come!
was so cold this morning that
frost formed on the wings
as soon as the trikes were
out of the hangar. What is
frost? Why is it a problem?
Our new photo
story helps you find the answers.
Today's flight was the third attempt to leave Franklin County, Alabama.
Why do you think the team doesn't crate the birds and transport them when delays
get so long? Think first , then see what pilot Joe Duff says.
North is pleased to feature this educational adventure presented in
cooperation with the Whooping
Crane Eastern Partnership (WCEP).