Bear checks out Decatur and Blakely islands

The black bear which has been checking out bird feeders on Orcas Island, San Juan Island, Lopez Island, and  Decatur Island for the past few weeks appears to be heading out of the San Juan Islands. The islands' reputation of being a hard place to find a mate is  left unchanged.

Bear on Lopez Island

He was spotted swimming away from Decatur Island Monday morning.  A video. is posted on SJI BEAR watch group Facebook page.

Later the bear was seen on the beach on Blakely Island.

Before the bear swam to the San Juan Islands he was seen on: 

Camano Island

Whidbey Island

Fidalgo Island (Anacortes)

Orcas Island

San Juan Island 

Lopez Island

Decatur Island

Blakely Island

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