No Go: Wind Wins (+0 Miles)
November 26, 2011: Migration Day 49

The primary feathers on a crane's wing tips are black, unlike the other feathers.

Why are the wing-tip feathers different?
Image:Cindy Loken

It's now day 6 in windy Piatt County, Illinois. The villains are winds at 40 to 50 mph aloft and almost certain rain. Discover something about the crane's primary feathers and then enjoy your day!

In the Classroom: Journal or Discussion

Happy Thanksgiving Holiday Weekend!


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