Date: 4/1/17 9:14 am From: Ira Sanders <zroadrunner14...> Subject: Re: [cobirds] Burrowing Owls and security guards, Adams county
On Sat, Apr 1, 2017 at 10:12 AM, Joe Roller <jroller9...> wrote:
> I was curious about the extra vigilance you have described, so I > researched the issue on line. > > It turns out that there was a recent Interpol bulletin about the threats > and damage to reservoirs, especially > in parts of Great Britain and Germany. Terrorists have been posing as > birders in order to avoid arousing suspicion > from security guards. > Dressed as birders, with binoculars, muddy boots and field guides, these > miscreants have been found > lurking close to large reservoirs. When no one seemed to be watching, one > Isis commando was videotaped > heaving a gunny sack full of zebra mussels over a fence, where it plopped > into Fulz Reservoir, which is the > main water supply of Stuttgart, near the air force base. > When caught, he explained (translated from Farsi), "No way was I going to > wear a suicide vest, so I opted for > the safer act of slowly destroying that reservoir with these noxious, > invasive bivalves." > > Be wary though out this day in early April, and the rest of month too. > > Joe Roller, Denver > > > On Sat, Apr 1, 2017 at 8:41 AM, Susan Rosine <u5b2mtdna...> wrote: > >> There is an area where signs are posted No Stopping or Parking (something >> like that), but I've always pulled over every where else along that road. I >> wouldn't worry about it. She must be new. They know birders are always on >> that road. >> Susan Rosine >> Thornton >> >> -- >> You received this message because you are subscribed to the Google Groups >> "Colorado Birds" group. >> To unsubscribe from this group and stop receiving emails from it, send an >> email to cobirds+<unsubscribe...> >> To post to this group, send email to <cobirds...> >> To view this discussion on the web visit https://groups.google.com/d/ms >> gid/cobirds/<60de92d0-ab3b-4259-ba13-aeea18695184...> >> For more options, visit https://groups.google.com/d/optout. >> > >
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