The seasonal sound of tymbals

It is that time of year again. While I am writing this, the amazing sound of the cicada swells to a deafening crescendo, stops abruptly, only to be repeated a while later. They are a little early, this year. Last year I posted a picture of a recently molted individual on September 29th (click here for the post). This year, I have been treated to their concerts for over 3 weeks already. The sound, which is powerful but quite difficult […] Read more »