Whooping Crane Whooping Crane

October 18, 2002
Day 6

44.6 Miles and Holding


The fleet is grounded again today. Photo OM for WCEP

With headwinds of 10 MPH, rain and 35 degrees F, the cranes and planes are grounded by weather. The weekend is supposed to be clear and dry, so the crew is hopeful. We'll bring you that news, so please check back!

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  • How does day 6 of this year's migration compare with day 6 last year? Are you keeping tally marks on your chart for no-fly days and unusual events, such as crane #10 being injured and removed from the migration?

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