Finally Airborne Again! (Total Gone: 19 Miles)
October 14, 2013
Weekly Updates

Hooray! All eight cranes landed safely at Stopover #2 in Marquette County, Wisconsin today! After 11 days grounded by by less-than-good flying conditions, the cranes showed they love to fly. The migration broke the record for the longest period of time at the first stop, so celebration reigns with today's successful 14-mile flight. Until our next weekly summary on October 21, find daily updates at Operation Migration and watch live action on the crane cam. Go cranes!

Young Whooping crane in flight on migration
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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.