Down for Headwinds
Cumberland County, TN. With winds from the south
at 15 mph, it's no day to attempt flying the difficult leg that awaits
(see yesterday's report
for a description of the challenges of Walden Ridge). Then take on your
own challenges with today's journaling questions below.
This! Journaling Questions
you know that the Eastern flock cranes include many siblings? You
know that all eggs for this flock have come from the captive cranes,
and you can check out their "Family
Tree" on the OM Web site. As you look at the Family Tree,
take a moment to list your questions about this topic in your journal.
For instance, you might wonder: Will any of the siblings (chicks who
come from the same parents) get together as mates? What are the genetic
risks, if any? After you ponder this question, see
what Aransas NWR Biologist Tom Stehn thinks.
was the migration a year ago today? Two years ago today? (See map above,
timeline.) How many days do you think this migration will end up
compared to those in years 2001 and 2002?
Journey North is pleased to feature this educational
adventure made possible by the
Whooping Crane Eastern Partnership (WCEP).
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