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Operation Migration

Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by Sumatra503, Jan 6, 2011.

  1. Sumatra503

    Sumatra503 Kozy Orchard Farms

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    I've recently stumbled upon operation migration. They lead flocks of Wooping Cranes on their anual migrations using Ultra Light Planes.

    Has anyone else heard of them? They had a flyover in Florida Yesterday.
     
  2. thebritt

    thebritt Songster

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    Yes, I watched a documentary on that a while ago. I think it's awesome and totally worth the effort to get the numbers of whoopers up!
     
  3. Sumatra503

    Sumatra503 Kozy Orchard Farms

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    Acoording to them the current number is 96. There a couple missing in action, though. I just love reading their field journal.
     
  4. desertdarlene

    desertdarlene Crowing 8 Years

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    I've heard of them, but never really got into detailed research about them. Cool, though. I think you can follow them on Twitter.
     
  5. Sumatra503

    Sumatra503 Kozy Orchard Farms

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    and on Facebook I think.

    I love reading their Field Journal.
     
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    maple Songster

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  7. Sumatra503

    Sumatra503 Kozy Orchard Farms

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    Thanks for the thread link. I have been following that story closely on their site.
     

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