Summary of the Fall 2009 Migration

Fall migration for the Class of 2009 was finally complete on January 20, 2010, 89 days after departure. The young cranes are now on their wintering grounds in Florida. They'll stay until their first "solo" spring migration begins in April-May. Join us for Spring's Journey North on Feb. 12, 2010!
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Migration Map

Fall 2009 Migration

Getting Ready: Weekly Countdown to Migration

Daily Web postings with the latest news, maps, and photos will start on Day One of the migration. (The October 10 target departure date was delayed a week due to a weather system.)

Produced in Collaboration with the Whooping Crane Eastern Partnership