Go: Rain (+0 Miles)
October 13, 2011: Migration Day 5
dampness, downpours and puddles. The cranes don't mind, but it's
no flying weather for their migration. From camp in Green Lake
County, Liz writes: "Today will be a day of organizing 'people
gear', and for some of us, doing
and grocery shopping, while we all keep our fingers crossed for
better weather tomorrow."
the Classroom: Journal or
many young Whooping cranes hatched this
year in the new Eastern flock will be
fall migration? View this
page, then fill the blanks with numbers:
There are ____ colts in the ultralight-led
group, plus ____ colts in the Direct
Autumn Release (DAR) group, plus ____
wild-hatched colts. That makes a total
of _____ HY 2011 whoopers making their
first migration south. Record in your
- (b-for-bonus) Making
are two ways in which this
migration is different
from last year's migration?
was their longest flight?
(Now you see what's
North is pleased to feature this educational adventure presented in
cooperation with the Whooping
Crane Eastern Partnership (WCEP).