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November 25, 2002
Day 44

Onward, Cranes!

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Yearlings Join the flight!

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Photos OM, WCEP

Today the birds gained a whopping 107.17 miles for a grand total of 862.17 on this migration. One bird had to be crated, but they are all settled now in Pike County, Georgia Their flight time today was 2 hours and 15 minutes! Are you keeping track? Radio signals tell the crew that the yearling cranes who flew with them yesterday are in Pike County, too! Who will win the race?

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  • In what state was the migration on this date last year?
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