Go. A Cloud on the Ground (+0
November 23, 2009: Migration Day 39
is visibility today at Stopover #7? Would you want to fly?
Heather Ray, Operation Migration
Fog blankets the ground. Aloft, 15mph winds are
coming from due south. Rain, which wasn't forecast to arrive until
to fall. Three strikes and today's flight is out. Today is Down-Day
#2 in Livingston County, Illinois. But don't go away! We've got
questions for you, below.
not be LIVE during this particular departure because the pen
site is back in a field that is just too muddy to get the camera
trailer through. For the handlers to reach the pen it is a
mile-long ATV ride across fields covered in standing water
from the area's autumn rainfall. The TrikeCam is
LIVE each day from 6:30 to 10:00 a.m. and again from 3:30 to
4:30 in the afternoon.
Water vapor is a gas that
has turned into a liquid in tiny, visible
droplets floating in the air. When
that happens up in the sky, we call
it a _____. When it happens down here
on the ground, where we are, we call
it ____, as seen in today's photo.
The reason pilots don't fly ultralights
in foggy conditions is because ______________.
you caught up on the weekend's news?
Find out why we had to rewrite Friday's
report late in the day. What astonishing
thing did 16 independent whooper chicks
What question would you like to ask
the team? You can send it here.
North is pleased to feature this educational adventure presented in
cooperation with the Whooping
Crane Eastern Partnership (WCEP).