Last night, three of our feeders were ruined, poles were bent, and we
apparently provided a nice meal for the local bear.
Not wanting a repeat, I went out tonight about 8:30 to bring in the
surviving feeders and who should I spot watching me intently?! Yes, our
nocturnal visitor. I have never seen a bear in the wild, and it was pretty
exciting. He seemed to be at a safe distance behind a tree, so I continued
the task at hand.
After watching me intently as I removed the feeders, he ambled into the
woods behind the house. So, beware all in the West Brattleboro area of
Greenleaf St, Country Hill and Green Meadow, keep your eyes open and
feeders in at night!