[CT Birds] Cicada swarm year

Joanne Fasciolo jo.fasciolo at icloud.com
Tue May 7 22:42:20 EDT 2013


Thanks for the feedback!  Also, my error, I think it is a 17 year swarm, not a 13 year swarm. 

Jo Fasciolo
Norwalk 

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On May 7, 2013, at 9:22 PM, Anthony Zemba <ajzemba at gmail.com> wrote:

> Keep your eyes on the sky for Swallow-tailed Kites.  Not my  theory but upon checking records on swallow-tailed kite appearances in CT at the request of a Yale FES student back in 2005, the sightings did, lo and behold, correlate quite nicely with Cicada outbreaks. 
> 
> Anthony Zemba
> Durham, CT
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> On Tue, May 7, 2013 at 7:12 PM, Joanne Fasciolo <jo.fasciolo at icloud.com> wrote:
>> I was wondering - this is the 13 year Cicada swarm year. How or would that affect birding and migration patterns?  Any info on that?
>> 
>> Jo Fasciolo
>> Norwalk
>> 
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