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November 1, 2004
Migration Day 23

Down for the Weather Again
The crew crowds into one of the migration motor homes. What do you suppose they're thinking as they look at another day on the ground?
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By now you've figured out that the biggest problem during migration is the weather. Today rain and east winds at 11 mph keep the migration grounded in Kankakee County, where they arrived yesterday. Indiana is still one flight away. They've traveled 248.9 miles so far.

Even if the birds aren't flying today, YOU can have some fun. How about drawing a lifesize Whooping crane? Directions:

Last Fall

This Fall

Map the Migration
Make your own map using the latest migration data

Try This! Journaling Question
  • Compare today's progress with one year ago. You can see the map for last year on this date above. Where were they, and which day of the migration was it? (Click here to find the Nov. 1, 2003 report.) How many miles more had they come last year by this date?

Journey North is pleased to feature this educational adventure made possible by the

Whooping Crane Eastern Partnership (WCEP).

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