Badger (Meles meles); Difficult to photograph due to their nocturnal habits, Badgers are seldom seen in daylight hours. Either using very high ISO or flash photography is usually necessary, sometimes however in dry warm years the badger get hungry enough to venture forth in daylight.
Posing for a photograph, close up using nettles as a hide!
Young Badger cub covered in sand from his daytime sleep in the sett.
Badgers out at dusk, photographed hand held, 300mm f2.8 lens, dusk in the Cotswolds.
Big old adult Badger scratching that itch that is really difficult to reach!
Three Badgers watching and alert.
The younger cub in the foreground seems to always be a bit sandier than the adults!
I'll bite yours! Badger pair grooming , The Cotswolds.
Foraging in the leaf litter