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Journey North: Whooping Crane Spring 2007
OFF—and the suspense begins! Whooping Crane Migration Update: March 24, 2006 The HY2005 ultralight-led chicks are still on the wintering grounds. Which 3 wear satellite tracking devices? Meanwhile, ... Crane Migration Update: March 10, 2006 What?! Two chicks already migrating? They aren't the ultralight -led chicks in Florida, so who are they? Twelve adult Eastern cranes are also migrating! ...
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Wildlife Foundation and “Friends” groups throughout the country. Canada’s Operation Migration Inc. handle the ultralight training and lead the actual migration study. These are the same people who first ... baker’s dozen of biologists, pilots, technicians and communications experts on the longest human-led migration study with whoopers in history. Flying approximately 25 miles each day through seven ...
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The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and the Canadian Wildlife Service have led the charge to protect this unique bird. Their efforts have included sharing data and expertise ... humans. Experimental work is being done in Ontario and Idaho to test the use of ultralight planes to help teach cranes to migrate. An informal network of enthusiasts throughout Canada and ...
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September 2004, a fourth group of whoopers had gone south. Cranes are led on their first fall migration by ultralight aircraft. They are raised and trained to follow the ultralights at Necedah ...
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Journey North Whooping Cranes
Where do the birds for reintroductions come from? How are the birds reintroduced? How do ultralight-led birds know the way back home by themselves? Why is the new Wisconsin/Florida migratory ...
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USGS Patuxent Wildlife Research Center Staff Profile
Primary Responsibilities: Research in migration and avian behavior, primarily training whooping cranes to follow ultralight aircraft on a migration Research on the ecology and behavior of waterfowl, primarily seaducks ... and J. A. Langenberg. 2004. Levels of fecal corticosterone in sandhill cranes during a human-led migration. Journal of Wildlife Diseases, 40(2):267-272. Olsen, G. H., D. L. ...
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EEK! - Critter Corner - Whooping Crane
Photo: Richard Urbanek, USFWS. The winter of 2007/08 was the seventh successful ultralight-led migration. Since the beginning of the Whooping Crane Eastern Partnership in 1999, there have been ...
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Patagonia's Cerro Torre - National Geographic Adventure Magazine
Icebergs Adventure Travel 100 Best Adventure Books Climbing Patagonia's Cerro Torre Photos from the ultralight climb that finally retraced Cesare Maestri's controversial alleged first-ascent route Text and photograph ... » This photo was taken 2,700 meters (8,910 feet) up Cerro Torre. This pitch led to the ledge where we spent our first night. The peak in the background is ...
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National Geographic Adventure Interview: Polar Marathoner
So what was the South Pole run like? Dean led for six miles [ten kilometers] or so. I caught up to him with 20 miles ... the Magazine | Excerpts | Peyote Photos | Wildland Firefighting | Iceman Runneth | Forums | Gear Guide: GPS | Gear Guide: Ultralight Tents | Adventurer's Handbook | Travel Calendar Adventure Main | Archive | Subscribe | Customer Service | E-mail the ...
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Journey North Whooping Cranes Fall 2008
After the ultralight planes depart with their 16 chicks, these seven will ... make the journey safely? How long will this year's ultralight-led migration take? What highlights and lowlights await on the ... ultralight-led migrations. Fall Lessons and Activities Photo OM How do cranes fly? Why do planes have to lead the birds? What's it like to fly an ultralight ...
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