Nick Upton / White-lipped snail (Cepaea hortensis) crawling over an oak sleeper retaining a garden lawn with a greenhouse in the background, Wiltshire, UK, April.
Nick Upton / Garden snail (Cornu aspersum / Helix aspersa) crawling over an oak sleeper retaining a garden lawn with buildings and a greenhouse in the background, Wiltshire, UK, April.
Andy Sands / Acorn Weevil (Curculio glandium) portrait on an Oak leaf, Hertofrdshire, England, UK, April. Focus Stacked
Andres M. Dominguez / Cork trees (Quercus suber) stripped of bark, in forest. Los Alcornocales Natural Park, Cortes de la Frontera, southern Spain, November.
Andres M. Dominguez / Ferns on the forest floor with Cork trees (Quercus suber )stripped of bark in the background, Los Alcornocales Natural Park, southern Spain, November
Andres M. Dominguez / Holm oak (Quercus ilex) in the Sierra de Grazalema Natural Park, Benaocaz, southern Spain, November.
Alex Mustard / Portrait of a male short snouted seahorse (Hippocampus hippocampus) in sea oak seaweed (Halidrys siliquosa). Devon, England, United Kingdom. British Isles. English Channel. North East Atlantic Ocean.
Marie Read / Blue jay (Cyanocitta cristata) holding an acorn in its bill whilst perched on tree stump, with autumn foliage, New York, USA, October.
Nick Upton / White stork (Ciconia ciconia) pair performing an up-down display with bill clattering on their nest in an Oak tree, Knepp estate, Sussex, UK, April 2019. This is the first recorded instance of White s...
Nick Upton / White stork (Ciconia ciconia) male landing with nest material and joining his mate on their nest in an Oak tree at sunset, Knepp estate, Sussex, UK, April 2019. This is the first recorded instance of...
SCOTLAND: The Big Picture / Stream in spate in native oak woodland in summer, Clonaig, Kintyre, Argyll, Scotland, UK, July 2015.
Nick Upton / Forest caterpillar hunter (Calosoma sycophanta) feeding on a Gypsy moth caterpillar (Lymantria dispar) it has killed in a Holm oak tree, Bacu Goloritze ravine, Baunei, Sardinia, Italy, May.
Dave Bevan / Slow motion clip of two pairs of Jackdaws (Corvus monedula) squabbling over nest site, Worcestershire, England, UK, May.
Bernard Castelein / Oak (Quercus robur) in Heather (Calluna vulgaris) at sunrise, Klein Schietveld, Brasschaat, Belgium
Theo Bosboom / Autumn foliage including Beech and Oak leaves and Rowan berries floating in the current of a mountain stream, La Hoegne, Ardennes, Belgium.
Theo Bosboom / Autumn leaves from Beech trees, Oak trees and Birch trees floating under water in the current of a mountain stream, La Hoegne, Ardennes, Belgium.
Theo Bosboom / Autumn leaves from Beech, Oak and Birch trees floating on water, taken from underwater, Ardennes, La Hoegne, Belgium.
Theo Bosboom / Oak and Beech tree leaves in autumn colours floating on water of mountain stream, La Hoegne / High Fenn, Ardennes, Belgium
Ross Hoddinott / Ancient oak tree (Quercus robur), Marsland Mouth, Devon Wildlife Trust, Devon, UK. April 2017.
SCOTLAND: The Big Picture / Red squirrel (Sciurus vulgaris) descending trunk of Oak tree, Cairngorms National Park, Highlands, Scotland, UK, October 2015.
SCOTLAND: The Big Picture / Red Squirrel (Sciurus vulgaris) nibbling on oak buds, Cairngorms National Park, Highlands, Scotland, UK, January.
Andres M. Dominguez / Portuguese oak tree (Quercus faginea) covered in moss, Los Alcornocales Natural Park, southern Spain, November.
Andres M. Dominguez / Holm oak tree (Quercus ilex) in snowfall, Sierra de Grazalema Natural Park, southern Spain, January.
Solvin Zankl / Great capricorn beetle (Cerambyx cerdo) on Oak tree (Quercus sp) Niedersachsische Elbtalaue Biosphere Reserve, Lower Saxonian Elbe Valley, Germany, July.
Solvin Zankl / English oak tree (Quercus robur) in moonlight, Nauroth, Germany, February.
Niall Benvie / The Birnam Oak, an ancient English oak tree (Quercus robur) nearly 1000 years old, Perthshire, Scotland, UK, July.
Solvin Zankl / Gall wasp (Cynips quercusfolii) emerging from the oak gall. Germany, October.
Solvin Zankl / English oak tree (Quercus robur) silhouetted against orange sky with star trails, Nauroth, Germany, October.
Solvin Zankl / Springtail (Dicyrtomina ornata) on oak tree leaf. Niedersechsische Elbtalaue Biosphere Reserve, Elbe Valley, Lower Saxony, Germany, December.
Solvin Zankl / 'Femeiche' the Court Tree at night, an ancient English oak (Quercus robur) used in the Middle ages as Vehmic or secret court in which serious criminals were judged and executed. Erle, Germany, Octobe...
Solvin Zankl / Stag beetle (Lucanus cervus) silhouetted against oak tree leaf. Elbe, Germany, June.
Solvin Zankl / Stag beetle (Lucanus cervus) male on oak tree. Elbe, Germany, June.
Solvin Zankl / The Scarce Merveille du Jour (Moma alpium) caterpillar with urticating hairs on English oak tree (Quercus robur) leaf, Stettin Lagoon, Bay of Szczecin, Germany, August.
Kirkendall-Spring / Oak trees (Quercus) in the fog, Figueroa Mountain, Los Padres National Forest, California, USA.
Matthew Maran / Oak tree (Quercus robur) in snow, Hampstead Heath, London, UK, January 2013.
Ben Hall / Stunted oak woodland covered in moss, Wistman's Wood, Devon, UK. August. Highly Commended in the Wild Woods category of the British Wildlife Photography Awards (BWPA) competition 2013.
Jouan Rius / Black oak (Quercus velutina) in autumn, in Yosemite valley, Yosemite National Park, California, USA, December 2012.
Juan Carlos Munoz / Iberian black pig in oak woodland, Sierra de Aracena Natural Park, Huelva, Andalucia, Spain, Europe. Breed used to produce Iberico ham / Jamon Iberico
Juan Carlos Munoz / Iberian black pig foraging in oak woodland, Sierra de Aracena Natural Park, Huelva, Andalucia, Spain, Europe. Breed used to produce Iberico ham / Jamon Iberico
Theo Bosboom / Oak tree (Quercus sp) with snow in autumn, Rozendaalse Bos, near Arnhem, the Netherlands, November
Niall Benvie,Niall Benvie / Oak Eggar Moth (Lasiocampa quercus) against white background. France, July.
Sven Zacek,Sven Zacek / Famous Puhajarve war oak (Quercus) seen through dense fog. Southern Estonia, April 2011.
David Woodfall / Sessile oak (Quercus petraea) tree with sunlight behind, ancient semi natural woodland in Gilfach Nature Reserve, Radnorshire Wildlife Trust, Powys, Wales, UK May
Matthew Maran / Base of large Oak tree in Richmond Park, London, UK March 2012
Sandra Bartocha / English oaks (Quercus robur) trees with snow on trunks, Gespensterwald / Ghost wood, Nienhagen, Germany, January
Guy Edwardes / 2020VISION / View over New Forest heathland with Oak (Quercus robur) tree. Fritham Cross, New Forest National Park, Hampshire, England, UK, August. Did you know? The New Forest has the most extensive area of heath...
Fergus Gill / 2020VISION / Mixed woodland of ash alder, oak beech in autumn colours. Kinnoull Hill Woodland Park, Perthshire, Scotland, Novermber 2011.
Fergus Gill / 2020VISION / Wood Warbler (Phylloscopus sibilatrix) singing from an oak tree, Atlantic Oakwoods of Sunart, Scotland, May.