Eurasian Badger

Eurasian Badger

Observation - Eurasian Badger - UK and Ireland. Description: Shows you can be too clever, last summer watched a badger climbing a tree on SummerWatch so put some food on the bottom rung of the stepladder used to feed Pine Martens. That night a Badger eat the food then walked up and eat the rest. Now each night its

Shows you can be too clever, last summer watched a badger climbing a tree on SummerWatch so put some food on the bottom rung of the stepladder used to feed Pine Martens. That night a Badger eat the food then walked up and eat the rest. Now each night its a question of who arrives first Badger or Pine Marten.
The Badger always seem too big on top of the stepladder. But it manages, and if not disturbed by our dog barking, eats all the food turns carefully and goes down. Great to see but does mean the Pine Martens miss out, and it eats all the bird seed as well so there is none for the birds first thing in the morning ! For completeness added a view of a Pine Marten that did arrive early