At the Pilanesberg National Park, North West province, South Africa, June 23.
A lynx at the Hanau Wildpark, taken June 9. The orginal population of the Eurasian Lynx in Germany was already exterminated in 1850. After being reintroduced in the 1990s the lynx nowadays can be found (or could be – it is mainly a nocturnal hunter and very reclusive) in mountainous areas and national parks.
Jule, the newborn elk at Hanau Wildpark (some 30 kms [18mls] east of Frankfurt), explores its spacious enclosure, June 9.
The tiny fibres of a dandelion seed’s parachute diffract the sunlight on a meadow in Frankfurt, Apr. 28.
A stork flies over Frankfurt’s northern Bonames district, Apr. 28.
Bees return to their hive at Frankfurt’s Lohrberg park, March 9.
The Madeira Finch is a finch that can be found on Madeira (surprise!).
(Photo taken on Madeira island, March 1)
A Red Deer stag hides behind a tree at a wildlife park in Hanau, east of Frankfurt, Sep.25.
Thistles (and a bee) on a meadow near Friedrichsdorf, just outside Frankfurt, July 1.
(Sony Alpha6000, SEL50f18, ISO200, 1/1600 sec, f 3.2)
A starling cleans its plumage on a tree in Friedrichsdorf, just outside Frankfurt, March 11, with the moon in the background.