Operation Migration's ultralight-leads Whooping Cranes to Florida

OM Ultra-light leads 20 Whooping Cranes

Operation Migration's ultralight-leads 20 Whooping Cranes raised from an Egg to Florida every year. They depent on north mild winds to do this. They make Stop overs everyday and I was fortunate to witness them Leaving Fairbury, IL.
The OM Team dresses in Custume to resumble a Crane and do not speak in the Cranes Presents so these birds have not seen a human.
The OM Team Trains them to migrate to Florida where they will meet up with wild ones.
The Whooping Crane is the most famous endangered bird in North America There are about 535 Whooping Cranes in North America. Here is a Website loaded with information and a Journal kept every day. http://www.operationmigration.org/work_wcranes.html

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