Pennypacker has been an Operation Migration pilot since
2002. Not only is he a great pilot but he also has a great
sense of humor and a way with words. Brooke can make anyone
built a raft to drift down the Mississippi while reading Huckleberry
Finn. He is also a skilled diver. He has worked
on oil rigs off the coast of Scotland.
lives with the birds all year long. He moves to Patuxent for
the spring hatching and early chick training.
Then he spends the summer with the chicks at "flight school" in
Necedah and the fall leading them to Florida. He helps to monitor
the birds over the winter in Florida before returning again
to Patuxent WRC in the spring. As a member of the Operation Migration
team, his entire life is spent on the road.