Birders Running Afoul Of Increased Security

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http://www.jsonline.com/news/metro/jul03/153297.asp Field bird-watchers prowl around looking for birds to count, identify and - if they are very lucky - spot a rarity, such as an ivory-billed woodpecker, the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel says. But they are hampered by an increasing suspicion on the part of law enforcement that people sporting binoculars shouldn't necessarily be trusted. Birders in the Milwaukee area say that access to select spots is declining with concern about terrorism. "We used to be able to go . . .

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