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Emerging Cicada

Emerging Cicada

I was surprised to see another emerging Cicada last night, this one had just emerged and the wings are still folded in.

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Very interesting capture RKW. Are they noisy?

26 Jul, 2014


Yes very noisy! I am indoors with the windows closed and can still hear them over fans and air conditioning. It's a constant buzzing sound from every tree top but I enjoy listening to them. I miss them at the end of summer, they are much more soothing than the screams of blue jays at 4 or 5 every morning.

27 Jul, 2014


:-) Jays can be annoying....for sure.

27 Jul, 2014


wow, "what big eyes you've got" - and what good vision you've got, Rkwright, to have noticed it. Mind you, it doesn't exactly blend into its surroundings ... wonder how it avoided being munched?

30 Jul, 2014


It had just emerged when I saw it but I'd be surprised if it lasted very long. The next day there was no trace of it, even the shell wasn't attached any more. There are a lot of birds around during the day and if it was exposed by morning then I'm sure it made a meal for one of them.

30 Jul, 2014


sadly true - but that's why nature has them by the thousand, safety in numbers for a lucky few

31 Jul, 2014

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