cranes migrate on days when the weather is right.
Wet and windy conditions mean Down-Day #4 in Livingston County,
Illinois. The woeful outlook is more of the same. Back in Wisconsin,
as 18 members of the eastern migratory Whooping crane population
begun migration. Ten
of them left
15, taking advantage of the clear sky and light north winds
to help push them south. Wisconsin weather has not been favorable
for migration and it seems no morel whoopers have headed south.
They need good migration weather, too!
day from about 6:30 to 10:00 a.m. and again from 3:30 to 4:30
in the afternoon. TrikeCam is
live durng migration flights.
In today's photo, what two
kids of cranes do you see? What are
some differences between them? More. (b-for-bonus) Five
of the older whoopers that left from
three different places in Wisconsin
all landed together at the same spot
in Winnebago County, Illinois on their
ICF's Sara Zimorski received a photo
that confirmed this surprising news.
What does it make you wonder? What
does it tell you about cranes learning
their migration route?