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Bird watchers grumble as access to Khao Yai curbed

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Environmentalists and bird watchers have complained about "No Entry" signs along Khao Yai National Park's nature trails while park authorities insist they are to deter poachers, not nature lovers. 

Philip D Round, regional representative of the Wetland Trust and co-author of A Guide to the Birds of Thailand, voiced his concern after finding signs that said "No Entry" or "Activity Prohibited in This Area" in the popular national park in Nakhon Ratchasima province.

The signs are posted along trails that used to be open to visitors keen on surveying nature along the routes, he said.

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