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Rare Cicada Pupation

Started by hbastro, 06/08/2014 01:43AM
Posted 06/08/2014 01:43AM | Edited 06/08/2014 01:50AM Opening Post
I arrived in the morning of May 30 2014 to the loud songs of the Cicadas. Something I am familiar with but haven't ever experienced at Sierra Chaparral Observatory. When I arrived at the Observatory they were everywhere, and their loud buzzing permeated the air. This is a rare once in 12 year event at this location. The last time this happened in Kennedy Meadows was 2002 according to my Neighbor the ranger at Black Rock Ranger Station.

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Posted 06/08/2014 01:48AM | Edited 06/08/2014 01:52AM #1
Here is an adult cicada on a pinion Pine...

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Posted 06/10/2014 10:15PM #2
Nice find.


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