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October 21, 2002
Day 9

Headwinds Prevent Flight
Migration Grounded. Photo OM for WCEP

It's a chilly 34 degrees with headwinds from the southeast at 10-15 MPH. Maybe the cranes are glad for a day of rest after yesterday's journey.

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Try This! Journaling Question

  • Review the personality characteristics of the birds with our newest notes. Then make a prediction about yesterday's flight. Which 6 birds flew 47.2 miles nonstop to the Green County stopver site? Which 3 birds turned back near the Sauk County site? Which 2 birds dropped out before crossing the ridge? Which 1 bird dropped out 38 miles into the flight?

Journey North is pleased to feature this educational adventure made possible by the Whooping Crane Eastern Partnership (WCEP).

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