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Playing Gotcha. Why?

Two "costumes" are thinking "GOTCHA" as they grab a crane from the Class of 2011. It's this young crane's turn to get a radio transmitter snapped onto its leg. The banding is a big step before migration. What else happened this week, with just 8 days until the hoped-for Oct. 8 departure? See the news in today's report!

Crane handlers capture a young crane  to quicly snap a radio transmitter  onto its leg.

Image: Captured from Operation Migration's CraneCam, September 29, 2011