Black bear spotted in Rockford couple’s backyard

A Rockford couple had a surprise visitor.

Sherly Hutchinson and her husband Michael Griffith snapped photos of this black bear in front of their house Saturday.

The bear snacked on their hummingbird feeder and some berries then left.

Animal control officers searched the area, but didn’t find the bear.

Black bears are a rare sight in Illinois.

One was captured in north central bureau county in 2009.

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