I also think it's a good idea to wait.........I doubt bears are denned up
yet. And bringing in feeders at night doesn't eliminate bear visits either.
I know of several people that had bears come in the middle of the day. Even
without a feeder out, I've had bears very close during the day!
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From: "Ralph Palmer" <[log in to unmask]>
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Sent: Friday, November 18, 2011 2:21 PM
Subject: [VTBIRD] Feed and feeders
> Greetings -
> I'm new to the area. I'm in Brattleboro, and live next to woods. I'm
> assuming I should wait until Dec. 1st to start feeding the birds. Does
> seem right (worried about bears).
> Also, I'll need a new tube feeder for thistle, and a source for thistle
> seed and "regular" seed. Can anyone suggest sources with reasonable
> and prices?
> Thanks for your time and attention,
> Ralph Palmer
> Brattleboro, VT
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