Whooping Crane Whooping Crane

October 20, 2003
Day 5

Is Florida Coming to the Cranes?

The cranes and planes are down again today in Sauk County, Wisconsin, due to strong south winds. But that's not all the weather brings. The area expects record-breaking temperatures in the 80's today--unseasonably warm for October 20 in Wisconsin. Heather and the team wonder: "Maybe Florida is coming to us?"


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k here (the 2002 Migration Data page) to compare the number of days the cranes were stranded in Sauk County last year before conditions were right to fly to the next stop. How many days?  

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