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No Go: Stymied by Weather (+0 Miles)
December 3, 2011: Migration Day 56

Young Whooping cranes waade in a flooded field after landing in Uniton County, KY.

The birds were happy to land near some water yesterday!
Image: Operation Migration Trike Cam, December 2, 2011

Headwinds and threat of rain shut down hopes for more progress today. A weather system currently over Texas is likely to reach the birds' Union County, Kentucky location by tomorrow morning, bringing 50-mph winds aloft. This is Down Day 1, and tomorrow likely will be Down Day 2.

In the Classroom: Journal or Discussion

It's Saturday: No school, no questions today!

Teachers:
If your school is within 30 or 40 miles of the migration route, you are invited to contact educators and Operation Migration volunteers Gordon and Christine to ask about a classroom visit.

Journey North is pleased to feature this educational adventure presented in cooperation with the Whooping Crane Eastern Partnership (WCEP).
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