“In the depth of winter I finally learned that there was in me an invincible summer.” -Albert Camus


American White Pelican, taken at Palo Alto Baylands Nature Preserve

In-flight Crane Training

Operation Migration trains young Whooping Cranes to follow ultralight aircraft (equipped with an electronic brood call). Then they all migrate South together one time…and the Whooping Cranes know the route both ways for the rest of their lives.  Check out a recent practice session below:

 Want more? See what we learned behind the scenes with OM.