Tag Archives: cicadas

WOW- What’s that sound?

Posted on 22. Jul, 2013 by .

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So what’s that sound?  Is it a cricket, a bird, a frog, a cicada, a katydid?  A Katydid? What’s that? One thing that I really enjoy about summer is the variety of insect sounds that you can hear in our area.  A quick response to the noise you hear might be “that’s a cicada” but […]

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Cicada update

Posted on 20. May, 2011 by .

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We got this update from Lenny Lampel about the Cicadas.  Sad to say, if you were hoping for a visit in North Mecklenburg looks like it will not be happening. To all volunteer observers and others that have submitted data, By now the Brood XIX cicadas should have emerged from any locations where they are present.  Reports […]

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Cicada watcher update!

Posted on 10. May, 2011 by .

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Back in the very early spring we started talking about cicadas and about being a part of Cicada Watch for Mecklenburg County.  We’d love to see your pictures and hear your reports.  Here’s an update from Lenny Lampel. “Thank you so much to all the volunteer observers and local residents who have submitted data so far.  In […]

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Send Us Your Cicada Photos!

Posted on 04. May, 2011 by .

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We recently posted a story about the brood of cicadas which is now emerging in our area (see WOW! Cicadas are Coming from March 10, 2011).  Several users have contacted us with stories about cicadas at their homes, and one reader was kind enough to send some photos of the cicadas in her yard (her […]

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WOW! Cicadas are coming!

Posted on 10. Mar, 2011 by .

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Every year in the summer we are visited by incredibly noisy insects called cicadas.  This year is special because the Great Southern Brood or Brood 19 of the periodic cicadas will emerge in very large numbers across the south.  These insects are about an inch and a half long, red eyed noise makers that you […]

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