Whooping Crane Migration About to Begin!
September 23, 2013
Weekly Updates

This is Countdown Week for the hoped-for departure on September 30. Operation Migration and eight young Whooping cranes hope to leave Wisconsin on the Class of 2013's aircraft-guided journey south. Weekly reports begin next Monday. Join us!

Young Whooping crane in training with ultralight aircraft that will lead migration

Image: Doug Pellerin


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Journey North is presented by Annenberg Learner.
Partial funding for this news update has been made possible through Operation Migration by the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation and the Southern Company through the Power of Flight Program.