|My feeding station, as it looks before a raid|
A squirrel seemed the obvious suspect, and after knocking off my peanut, fat ball and sunflower heart feeders and devouring their contents consistently over the next few days, I decided to set up my trail camera to capture its amazing acrobatic abilities in action. However, what it recorded only deepened the mystery further.
|My feeding station, after a raid|
|The fat balls were completely consumed|
|This pile of feathers was found close to the feeding station. A clue to the identity of the culprit? Maybe.|
So what could it be? The animal only seems to strike at night , it must be extremely agile to scale my feeding station and lift off the feeders, and it does this so quickly that it doesn't trip the motion sensor which makes my trail cam start recording. A Squirrel? A Rat? A Ghost?
|The scene of the crime!|