Two Flights, 144-Mile Gain (Total Gone: 289 Miles)
November 11, 2013
Weekly Updates

The cranes and planes arrived safely in Livingston County on Nov. 7 and in Piatt County on Nov 8. All eight cranes stuck with the pilot on both days, winging their way 2,500 feet or more above Illinois' flat, green landscape. Chances of flying two stops on Nov. 7 were dashed as the morning's tailwind swung around into a head wind, but we can still hope for several "twofers" ahead to make up for lost time. Check out bio pages, updated each each day they fly, and see daily updates at Operation Migration. Enjoy live action on the crane cam until our next weekly summary on Nov. 18.

Class of 2013 and their aircraft leaders
Image: Chris and Charlie Linnel


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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.