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Published in German by Frederking & Thaler in association with GEO, Wildnis EICHE reveals the secret world of the oak tree, which supports an amazing variety of animal and plant life, from tiny invertebrates to some of Europe's most iconic birds and mammals. The text is by Mario Ludwig and the photographs are by internationally acclaimed nature photographer Solvin Zankl.
Nature photographer Solvin Zankl taking photographs in an old Oak. Belau, Germany - Solvin Zankl
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Solvin Zankl / Nature photographer Solvin Zankl taking photographs in an old Oak. Belau, Germany
Stag beetle (Lucanus cervus) silhouetted against oak tree leaf. Elbe, Germany, June. - Solvin Zankl
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Solvin Zankl / Stag beetle (Lucanus cervus) silhouetted against oak tree leaf. Elbe, Germany, June.
Female Acorn weevil (Curculio glandium) Niedersachsische Elbtalaue Biosphere Reserve, Lower Saxonian Elbe Valley, Germany, June. - Solvin Zankl
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Solvin Zankl / Female Acorn weevil (Curculio glandium) Niedersachsische Elbtalaue Biosphere Reserve, Lower Saxonian Elbe Valley, Germany, June.
The Sprawler moth caterpillar (Asteroscopus sphinx) portrait on oak tree leaf. Niedersechsische Elbtalaue Biosphere Reserve, Elbe Valley, Lower Saxony, Germany, June. - Solvin Zankl
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Solvin Zankl / The Sprawler moth caterpillar (Asteroscopus sphinx) portrait on oak tree leaf. Niedersechsische Elbtalaue Biosphere Reserve, Elbe Valley, Lower Saxony, Germany, June.
Green shield bug (Palomena prasina) pair mating, silhouetted against leaf. Elbtalaue, Lower Saxony, Germany. June. - Solvin Zankl
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Solvin Zankl / Green shield bug (Palomena prasina) pair mating, silhouetted against leaf. Elbtalaue, Lower Saxony, Germany. June.
Gall wasp (Biorhiza pallida) on oak leaf. Niedersechsische Elbtalaue Biosphere Reserve, Elbe Valley, Lower Saxony, Germany, June. - Solvin Zankl
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Solvin Zankl / Gall wasp (Biorhiza pallida) on oak leaf. Niedersechsische Elbtalaue Biosphere Reserve, Elbe Valley, Lower Saxony, Germany, June.
Cockchafer beetle (Melolontha melolontha) in flight near oak tree. Niedersechsische Elbtalaue Biosphere Reserve, Elbe Valley, Lower Saxony, Germany, June. - Solvin Zankl
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Solvin Zankl / Cockchafer beetle (Melolontha melolontha) in flight near oak tree. Niedersechsische Elbtalaue Biosphere Reserve, Elbe Valley, Lower Saxony, Germany, June.
Nature photographer Solvin Zankl taking close up images of animals on Oak tree (Quercus) leaves. Niedersachsische Elbtalaue Biosphere Reserve, Lower Saxonian Elbe Valley, Germany, June 2013. - Solvin Zankl
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Solvin Zankl / Nature photographer Solvin Zankl taking close up images of animals on Oak tree (Quercus) leaves. Niedersachsische Elbtalaue Biosphere Reserve, Lower Saxonian Elbe Valley, Germany, June 2013.
Lauxaniid fly (Meiosimyza platycephala) on oak tree leaf Niedersechsische Elbtalaue Biosphere Reserve, Elbe Valley, Lower Saxony, Germany, June. - Solvin Zankl
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Solvin Zankl / Lauxaniid fly (Meiosimyza platycephala) on oak tree leaf Niedersechsische Elbtalaue Biosphere Reserve, Elbe Valley, Lower Saxony, Germany, June.
Oak slug sawfly larva (Caliroa annulipes) on oak leaf.  Niedersechsische Elbtalaue Biosphere Reserve, Elbe Valley, Lower Saxony, Germany, August. - Solvin Zankl
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Solvin Zankl / Oak slug sawfly larva (Caliroa annulipes) on oak leaf. Niedersechsische Elbtalaue Biosphere Reserve, Elbe Valley, Lower Saxony, Germany, August.
English oak tree (Quercus robur) female flowers,  Niedersechsische Elbtalaue Biosphere Reserve, Elbe Valley, Lower Saxony, Germany, May. - Solvin Zankl
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Solvin Zankl / English oak tree (Quercus robur) female flowers, Niedersechsische Elbtalaue Biosphere Reserve, Elbe Valley, Lower Saxony, Germany, May.
Leaf bug (Rhabdomiris striatellus) nymph on English oak tree (Quercus robur)  bud, Niedersechsische Elbtalaue Biosphere Reserve, Elbe Valley, Lower Saxony, Germany, April. - Solvin Zankl
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Solvin Zankl / Leaf bug (Rhabdomiris striatellus) nymph on English oak tree (Quercus robur) bud, Niedersechsische Elbtalaue Biosphere Reserve, Elbe Valley, Lower Saxony, Germany, April.
Leaf mines of Moth (Tischeria ekebladella) in oak tree leaf. Niedersechsische Elbtalaue Biosphere Reserve, Elbe Valley, Lower Saxony, Germany, September. - Solvin Zankl
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Solvin Zankl / Leaf mines of Moth (Tischeria ekebladella) in oak tree leaf. Niedersechsische Elbtalaue Biosphere Reserve, Elbe Valley, Lower Saxony, Germany, September.
Nature photographer Solvin Zankl taking close up images of animals on oak leaves. Niedersachsische Elbtalaue Biosphere Reserve, Lower Saxonian Elbe Valley, Germany, June. - Solvin Zankl
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Solvin Zankl / Nature photographer Solvin Zankl taking close up images of animals on oak leaves. Niedersachsische Elbtalaue Biosphere Reserve, Lower Saxonian Elbe Valley, Germany, June.
English oak tree (Quercus robur) Nauroth, Germany, September. - Solvin Zankl
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Solvin Zankl / English oak tree (Quercus robur) Nauroth, Germany, September.
English oak tree (Quercus robur) male flowers (catkins) producing pollen. Niedersechsische Elbtalaue Biosphere Reserve, Elbe Valley, Lower Saxony, Germany - Solvin Zankl
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Solvin Zankl / English oak tree (Quercus robur) male flowers (catkins) producing pollen. Niedersechsische Elbtalaue Biosphere Reserve, Elbe Valley, Lower Saxony, Germany
Leaf miner moth larvae  (Stigmella sp) mine on oak tree leaf. Niedersechsische Elbtalaue Biosphere Reserve, Elbe Valley, Lower Saxony, Germany, September. - Solvin Zankl
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Solvin Zankl / Leaf miner moth larvae (Stigmella sp) mine on oak tree leaf. Niedersechsische Elbtalaue Biosphere Reserve, Elbe Valley, Lower Saxony, Germany, September.
English oak tree (Quercus robur) acorns developing,  Niedersechsische Elbtalaue Biosphere Reserve, Elbe Valley, Lower Saxony, Germany, June. - Solvin Zankl
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Solvin Zankl / English oak tree (Quercus robur) acorns developing, Niedersechsische Elbtalaue Biosphere Reserve, Elbe Valley, Lower Saxony, Germany, June.
English oak tree (Quercus robur) male flowers (catkins) producing pollen. Niedersechsische Elbtalaue Biosphere Reserve, Elbe Valley, Lower Saxony, Germany - Solvin Zankl
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Solvin Zankl / English oak tree (Quercus robur) male flowers (catkins) producing pollen. Niedersechsische Elbtalaue Biosphere Reserve, Elbe Valley, Lower Saxony, Germany
Nature photographer Solvin Zankl taking close up images of the Stag beetle (Lucanus cervus). Niedersachsische Elbtalaue Biosphere Reserve, Lower Saxonian Elbe Valley, Germany, June. - Solvin Zankl
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Solvin Zankl / Nature photographer Solvin Zankl taking close up images of the Stag beetle (Lucanus cervus). Niedersachsische Elbtalaue Biosphere Reserve, Lower Saxonian Elbe Valley, Germany, June.
Oak processionary moths (Thaumetopoea processionea) caterpillars feeding on oak tree leaf,  Niedersechsische Elbtalaue Biosphere Reserve, Elbe Valley, Lower Saxony, Germany - Solvin Zankl
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Solvin Zankl / Oak processionary moths (Thaumetopoea processionea) caterpillars feeding on oak tree leaf, Niedersechsische Elbtalaue Biosphere Reserve, Elbe Valley, Lower Saxony, Germany
Gall wasp (Biorhiza pallida) on oak tree leaf. Niedersechsische Elbtalaue Biosphere Reserve, Elbe Valley, Lower Saxony, Germany, June. - Solvin Zankl
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Solvin Zankl / Gall wasp (Biorhiza pallida) on oak tree leaf. Niedersechsische Elbtalaue Biosphere Reserve, Elbe Valley, Lower Saxony, Germany, June.
Gall wasps (Biorhiza pallida) mating as they emerge from the oak tree gall. Elbe, Germany, June. - Solvin Zankl
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Solvin Zankl / Gall wasps (Biorhiza pallida) mating as they emerge from the oak tree gall. Elbe, Germany, June.
Oak Leaf Roller Beetle (Attelabus nitens) rolling leaf, Gohrde, Germany, May. (sequence 4/7) - Solvin Zankl
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Solvin Zankl / Oak Leaf Roller Beetle (Attelabus nitens) rolling leaf, Gohrde, Germany, May. (sequence 4/7)
Oak Leaf Roller Beetle (Attelabus nitens) rolling leaf, Gohrde, Germany, May. (sequence 1/7) - Solvin Zankl
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Solvin Zankl / Oak Leaf Roller Beetle (Attelabus nitens) rolling leaf, Gohrde, Germany, May. (sequence 1/7)
Knopper gall  (Andricus quercuscalicis) on oak tree acorn, and Common spangle gall (Neuroterus quercusbaccarum) on oak tree leaf. Bavaria, Germany - Solvin Zankl
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Solvin Zankl / Knopper gall (Andricus quercuscalicis) on oak tree acorn, and Common spangle gall (Neuroterus quercusbaccarum) on oak tree leaf. Bavaria, Germany
Acorn weevil (Curculio glandium) taking off from Oak tree (Quercus) leaf, Niedersachsische Elbtalaue Biosphere Reserve, Lower Saxonian Elbe Valley, Germany, June. - Solvin Zankl
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Solvin Zankl / Acorn weevil (Curculio glandium) taking off from Oak tree (Quercus) leaf, Niedersachsische Elbtalaue Biosphere Reserve, Lower Saxonian Elbe Valley, Germany, June.
Stag beetle (Lucanus cervus) male flying around oak tree in search of a female. Elbtalaue, Lower Saxony, Germany. June. - Solvin Zankl
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Solvin Zankl / Stag beetle (Lucanus cervus) male flying around oak tree in search of a female. Elbtalaue, Lower Saxony, Germany. June.
Scorched wing moth (Plagodis dolabraria) on oak tree leaf. Niedersechsische Elbtalaue Biosphere Reserve, Elbe Valley, Lower Saxony, Germany, June. - Solvin Zankl
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Solvin Zankl / Scorched wing moth (Plagodis dolabraria) on oak tree leaf. Niedersechsische Elbtalaue Biosphere Reserve, Elbe Valley, Lower Saxony, Germany, June.
Female Acorn weevil (Curculio glandium) boring into acorn prior to egg laying, Niedersachsische Elbtalaue Biosphere Reserve, Lower Saxonian Elbe Valley, Germany, August. - Solvin Zankl
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Solvin Zankl / Female Acorn weevil (Curculio glandium) boring into acorn prior to egg laying, Niedersachsische Elbtalaue Biosphere Reserve, Lower Saxonian Elbe Valley, Germany, August.
Gall wasp (Biorhiza pallida) gall on oak tree, Niedersechsische Elbtalaue Biosphere Reserve, Elbe Valley, Lower Saxony, Germany, June. - Solvin Zankl
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Solvin Zankl / Gall wasp (Biorhiza pallida) gall on oak tree, Niedersechsische Elbtalaue Biosphere Reserve, Elbe Valley, Lower Saxony, Germany, June.
Oak slug sawfly larvae (Caliroa annulipes) on oak tree leaf. Niedersechsische Elbtalaue Biosphere Reserve, Elbe Valley, Lower Saxony, Germany, August. - Solvin Zankl
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Solvin Zankl / Oak slug sawfly larvae (Caliroa annulipes) on oak tree leaf. Niedersechsische Elbtalaue Biosphere Reserve, Elbe Valley, Lower Saxony, Germany, August.
Common spangle gall (Neuroterus quercusbaccarum) on oak tree leaf. Niedersechsische Elbtalaue Biosphere Reserve, Elbe Valley, Lower Saxony, Germany, August. - Solvin Zankl
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Solvin Zankl / Common spangle gall (Neuroterus quercusbaccarum) on oak tree leaf. Niedersechsische Elbtalaue Biosphere Reserve, Elbe Valley, Lower Saxony, Germany, August.
Maidens blush moth (Cyclophora punctaria) caterpillar at end of  oak tree leaf, Germany. September. - Solvin Zankl
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Solvin Zankl / Maidens blush moth (Cyclophora punctaria) caterpillar at end of oak tree leaf, Germany. September.
Capricorn beetle (Cerambyx scopolii) on oak tree bark showing long antennae. Niedersechsische Elbtalaue Biosphere Reserve, Elbe Valley, Lower Saxony, Germany - Solvin Zankl
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Solvin Zankl / Capricorn beetle (Cerambyx scopolii) on oak tree bark showing long antennae. Niedersechsische Elbtalaue Biosphere Reserve, Elbe Valley, Lower Saxony, Germany
Greater spotted woodpecker (Dendrocopos major) at nest hole in oak tree. Niedersechsische Elbtalaue Biosphere Reserve, Elbe Valley, Lower Saxony, Germany - Solvin Zankl
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Solvin Zankl / Greater spotted woodpecker (Dendrocopos major) at nest hole in oak tree. Niedersechsische Elbtalaue Biosphere Reserve, Elbe Valley, Lower Saxony, Germany
Stag beetles (Lucanus cervus) pair mating on oak tree tree, Elbe, Germany, June. - Solvin Zankl
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Solvin Zankl / Stag beetles (Lucanus cervus) pair mating on oak tree tree, Elbe, Germany, June.
Rhinoceros beetle (Oryctes nasicornis) on branch of tree, Germany - Solvin Zankl
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Solvin Zankl / Rhinoceros beetle (Oryctes nasicornis) on branch of tree, Germany
Lichens (Usnea filipendula, Evernia prunasti, Bryoria fuscescens, Hypogymnia physodes and Parmelia sulcata) on English oak tree (Quercus robur) near Norra Kvill National Park, Smaland, Sweden, August. - Solvin Zankl
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Solvin Zankl / Lichens (Usnea filipendula, Evernia prunasti, Bryoria fuscescens, Hypogymnia physodes and Parmelia sulcata) on English oak tree (Quercus robur) near Norra Kvill National Park, Smaland, Sweden, August.
English oak tree (Quercus robur) buds. Niedersechsische Elbtalaue Biosphere Reserve, Elbe Valley, Lower Saxony, Germany - Solvin Zankl
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Solvin Zankl / English oak tree (Quercus robur) buds. Niedersechsische Elbtalaue Biosphere Reserve, Elbe Valley, Lower Saxony, Germany
Oak processionary (Thaumetopoea processionea) moths on oak tree branch. Niedersechsische Elbtalaue Biosphere Reserve, Elbe Valley, Lower Saxony, Germany - Solvin Zankl
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Solvin Zankl / Oak processionary (Thaumetopoea processionea) moths on oak tree branch. Niedersechsische Elbtalaue Biosphere Reserve, Elbe Valley, Lower Saxony, Germany
Stag beetle (Lucanus cervus) males fighting on oak tree branch, Elbe, Germany, June. Highly commended in the GDT European Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2018. - Solvin Zankl
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Solvin Zankl / Stag beetle (Lucanus cervus) males fighting on oak tree branch, Elbe, Germany, June. Highly commended in the GDT European Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2018.
Great capricorn beetle (Cerambyx cerdo) on Oak tree (Quercus sp) Niedersachsische Elbtalaue Biosphere Reserve, Lower Saxonian Elbe Valley, Germany, July. - Solvin Zankl
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Solvin Zankl / Great capricorn beetle (Cerambyx cerdo) on Oak tree (Quercus sp) Niedersachsische Elbtalaue Biosphere Reserve, Lower Saxonian Elbe Valley, Germany, July.
English oak tree (Quercus robur) 'Majesty' Fredville Park, Nonington, Kent, England, UK. Estimated to be 600 to 1000 years old, with circumference of 12.29 m. - Solvin Zankl
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Solvin Zankl / English oak tree (Quercus robur) 'Majesty' Fredville Park, Nonington, Kent, England, UK. Estimated to be 600 to 1000 years old, with circumference of 12.29 m.
Boy standing next to Oak tree (Quercus) Bolderwood Arboretum Ornamental Drive in Lyndhurst, Hampshire, UK, July. Model released. - Solvin Zankl
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Solvin Zankl / Boy standing next to Oak tree (Quercus) Bolderwood Arboretum Ornamental Drive in Lyndhurst, Hampshire, UK, July. Model released.
Great spotted woodpecker (Dendrocopos major) Niedersechsische Elbtalaue Biosphere Reserve, Elbe Valley, Lower Saxony, Germany, November. - Solvin Zankl
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Solvin Zankl / Great spotted woodpecker (Dendrocopos major) Niedersechsische Elbtalaue Biosphere Reserve, Elbe Valley, Lower Saxony, Germany, November.
Nuthatch (Sitta europaea) on oak tree. Niedersechsische Elbtalaue Biosphere Reserve, Elbe Valley, Lower Saxony, Germany, December. - Solvin Zankl
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Solvin Zankl / Nuthatch (Sitta europaea) on oak tree. Niedersechsische Elbtalaue Biosphere Reserve, Elbe Valley, Lower Saxony, Germany, December.
Sessile oak (Quercus petraea) tree Niedersechsische Elbtalaue Biosphere Reserve, Elbe Valley, Lower Saxony, Germany - Solvin Zankl
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Solvin Zankl / Sessile oak (Quercus petraea) tree Niedersechsische Elbtalaue Biosphere Reserve, Elbe Valley, Lower Saxony, Germany
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