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Photo: Operation Migration

When Will They Leave?
It’s October. The leaves in central Wisconsin are changing color. Mornings are foggy.
Days are shorter. Nights are cooler. The older “ultra-whoopers” summering in Wisconsin are getting restless. It’s almost time to migrate south to their winter homes in Florida.

The target departure date is set for the ultralights and colts. That is the date when the crew and equipment are all in place. Each of the potential migration stopover/host sites has been checked. But weather will be the deciding factor. What kind of weather do they need?