Migration Day 26
and Fog Keep Them in Kankakee County
you guess this important equipment? (See
Photo Wayne Kryduba
Yes, again. The weather is holding them back another day
in the final stopover site in Illinois. When will they reach Indiana? When
will they reach Florida? Of the 26 travel days, what fraction or percentage
have been no-fly days?
This! Journaling Question
tiny flock's cousins (in the Western
flock, see map) aren't limited
to early morning weather conditions like the ultralights are. These
wild birds can wait till noon or later each day before they decide
to fly or not. A week ago, 16 cranes were counted on Aransas NWR.
forecast to reach the Texas coast on November 1st. Why does an
approaching weather front mean more whoopers arriving? For
help in answering this question, see our Weather
Journey North is pleased to feature this educational
adventure made possible by the
Whooping Crane Eastern Partnership (WCEP).
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