Yeah!!! (as in someone should be collecting these stories!)
----- Original Message -----
From: "Kent McFarland" <[log in to unmask]>
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Sent: Sunday, April 29, 2007 3:50 PM
Subject: [VTBIRD] border patrol
> Well, someone mentioned border patrol so heck, I will throw my story
> into the mix in short version.
> Arizona-MX border. I could spit across. Barely light out in morning.
> Excited to bird after a night in the sleeping bag. Out of no where a
> large SUV rolls up in a dust cloud. Out hop several nicely armed agents
> and told me - DO NOT MOVE. As they sized me up and I took in their
> weaponry, I think my binos and notebook started to sink into their
> minds. Within a few minutes they were joking with me. Apparently, they
> were spying on me from a blimp. They saw 3 men approach me and then run
> back off to MX. They thought it was a drug drop. Well, I never even saw
> 3 men! I guess they saw me and probably my binos and miight of thought I
> was official and decided to head back to MX.
> Someone should collect these stories!
> Kent McFarland
> Conservation Biology Department
> Vermont Institute of Natural Science
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