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Journey North: Whooping Crane Spring 2007
Western flock: Just 6 cranes are left at ... Crane Chicks Begin First Journey North They were led to Florida by ultralight planes last fall but are migrating on their own this spring! ... begins! Whooping Crane Migration Update: March 24, 2006 The HY2005 ultralight-led chicks are still on the wintering grounds. Which 3 ...
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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 the ...
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Journey North Whooping Cranes
The fragile migratory population now has a hopeful future. With ultralight aircraft leading the way, a new wild flock of Whooping Cranes is being reintroduced to ... weather-delay days on migration. How and why do the baby cranes learn to follow ultralight planes? How many of the baby cranes will survive their first year? How much will the ...
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Science and the Environment Bulletin: Watching Whoopers: Monitoring Crucial To Recovery
... --has scientists on both sides of the border experimenting with the use of trucks and ultralight planes to teach captive-bred cranes the migrating behaviour they would normally learn from their parents ...
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Journey North Whooping Cranes Fall 2008
They'll depart in October behind ultralight airplane "parents" that show the way. For the first ... costume-reared for a different flight plan. After the ultralight planes depart with their 16 chicks, these seven will be ... 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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ECO-PROS - Endangered Species
Recovery teams in crane costumes are teaching new flocks of whooping cranes how to find food, survive, and then to follow them in ultralight aircraft and migrate south ...
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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 ... State meetings, Flyway Council meetings, Congressional briefings, correspondence, cell phones, cameras, even gasoline for the planes and vehicles. Half of the $1.3 million budget for this year was donated ...
www.cnr.uidaho.edu


EEK! - Critter Corner - Whooping Crane
Young cranes following an ultralight as they learn to migrate. The young whooping cranes prepare for migration in one of ... costumes fly the ultralight aircraft. The ultralights play recordings of whooping crane calls and the cranes follow behind them. At first, the young cranes can only run behind the planes, but they ...
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Broad Peak 2008: First sight of Broad Peak and rest day at Base
Base Camp. After so many planes, paperwork, road and trekking, today we have sighted Broad Peak for the first time, and ... from Spanish by Jorge Rivera Built to handle a myriad of different climbing pursuits, the Ultralight Universal is our best selling crampon. This crampon lives for trekking, glacier travel, or steep ...
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