1. Bird of the Year 2018 is the Sturnus vulgaris (Common Starling, European Starling, Starling).

  2. Butterfly of the Year 2018 is the large tortoiseshell (Nymphalis polychloros).

  3. Animal cave of the year 2018 is the Tachypodoiulus niger.

  4. Tree of the Year 2018 is the Castanea sativa or sweet chestnut.

  5. Orchid of the Year 2018 is the Dactylorhiza spagnicola.

  6. Fungus of the Year 2018 is the Agaricus campestris or Field mushroom.

  7. Fleche of the Year 2018 is the Umbilicaria cylindrica.

  8. Moss of the Year 2018 is the common apple-moss (Bartramia pomifornmis).

  9. Medicinal Plant of the Year 2018 is the white horehound or common horehound (Marrubium vulgare).

  10. Fish of the Year 2018 is the three-spined stickleback (Gasterosteus aculeatus).

  11. In 2018 the Association for the Preservation of Old and Endangered Domestic Breeds (GEH) is presenting the Altwürttemberger horse as the ‘Endangered Domestic Breeds of the Year’.

  12. The European Common Frog (Rana temporaria) was nominated to the Amphibian of the Year 2018 by the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Herpetologie und Terrarienkunde e.V. (DGHT).

  13. Perennial Herb of the Year 2018 is the daylily (Hemerocallis).