Hello, Kentucky! (Total Gone: 453 Miles)
November 18, 2013
Weekly Updates

Today's double-leg flight passed from Cumberland County, right over the final planned stop in Illinois and onward to KENTUCKY for 108 miles of progress! Also migrating now, wild-hatched chick W3-13 and her parents were spotted last week in Illinois. Check out the cranes' bio pages, updated each each day they fly. Until our next weekly summary on Nov. 25, see daily updates at Operation Migration and live action on the crane cam.

November 13 departure of whooping cranes and ultralights
Image: Veronica Anderton


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Progress map as of Nov. 8  flight
Fall 2013 Migration
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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.