Onward to Piatt County, Illinois! (+59 Miles)
November 27, 2009: Migration Day 43

Photo: Heather Ray, Operation Migration

Wa-HOO! They left Livingston County, Illinois after five days of weather days, and landed 59 miles later at Stopover #8: Piatt County, Illinois. Last year they skipped this stop thanks to great flying conditions, but this year the tailwinds weren't there. More details coming later! You can tell the identity of today's lead pilot from a big clue in the photo above. Need help identifying? Click here. They've now flown 294.9 miles.

CraneCam is live each day from about 6:30 to 10:00 a.m. and again from 3:30 to 4:30 in the afternoon. TrikeCam is live durng migration flights.


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Journey North is pleased to feature this educational adventure presented in cooperation with the Whooping Crane Eastern Partnership (WCEP).