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News and Bad News
The weather in Adair County, Kentucky is overcast and warm
with intermittent showers. Winds are out of the South at 15 mph.
What decision would YOU make about flying today? Good choice--and the
Operation Migration Pilots agree with you. This is the fourth day of delay
here, and the team is eager to move on to Tennessee.
no news from Adair County, and there's bad news from Texas, where the
Aransas/Wood Buffalo flock has been arriving for winter. Friday, November
14, a migrating adult Whooping crane was shot dead by a hunter near Ennis,
Texas. Since this is an endangered species, a USFWS Special Agent was
notified and is currently handling the case. Why is this Whooper's death
such alarming news?
your own map using the latest migration data
This! Journaling Question
adult Whooper did you predict was seen by Heather at Hiwassee in yesterday's
journal question? Heather let us know today that it turned out
to be the elusive 2001 female #7!
- When do
you predict the weather will allow the migration team to travel again?
(Tornado warnings have been issued for various counties in Tennessee
today, only 54 weeks after an intense round of damaging tornados cut
a swath of destruction through several small communities. When they
arrived in TN last fall, the migration team witnessed the aftermath.)
Journey North is pleased to feature this educational
adventure made possible by the
Whooping Crane Eastern Partnership (WCEP).
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